Published: Thursday, 16 May 2013 11:11
Stakeholder Forum, as the administrators of the Global Network of National Councils for Sustainable Development (NCSDs), will be in attendance at the European Environmental and Sustainable Development Advisory Councils (EEAC) Working Group on Sustainable Development meeting in Berlin, Germany on the 23-24 May. Stakeholder Forum President Derek Osborn and Project Officer Jack Cornforth will be presenting on the Global Network to the numerous NCSD representatives from across Europe in attendance, with a view to engaging them in the activities planned to further develop the Global Network, including the potential engagement of Councils with the UN process on sustainable development goals (SDGs).
Read more: Global Network engagement with NCSDs both within and outside Europe
Published: Thursday, 18 April 2013 10:33
The German Council for Sustainable Development (RNE) has endorsed a recent EU Commission proposal on non-financial disclosure. The European Commission has proposed an amendment to existing accounting legislation in order to improve the transparency of companies with more than 500 employees on social and environmental matters. They will need to disclose information on policies, risks and results as regards environmental matters, social and employee-related aspects, respect for human rights, anti-corruption and bribery issues, and diversity on the boards of directors.
Read more: German NCSD calls for European framework on ESG reporting