The Investor based roundtable on “Building a view on a common framework for Environmental and Social Disclosure” was convened by cKinetics in association with GIZ and supported by the Rockefeller Foundation as a part of an ongoing study to determine the nature of investor interest in standardized E&S disclosure in India.
Background to the Roundtable
After conducting over 80 investor interviews, research has found that the timing isopportune for investors to drive the adoption of a common framework for E&S
disclosure. In this background, this roundtable was convened with the followingobjectives
- Ascertain common needs of investors with respect to E&S data
- Build a business case for standardization of E&S disclosure: for investors and their portfolio.
- Identify challenges to drive the adoption of a common standard
- Determine the role of policy and present status of the NVG-SEE progress and the interplay between policies and upcoming initiatives of global standards (GRI, IRIS, etc)