Two new hands-on guidance tools provide specific guidance and workflow tools
ARLINGTON, Va., August 15, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Bloomberg Law today announced two new practice guidance toolkits aimed at providing guidance on ESG issues applicable to companies in the technology and financial services sectors.
The two new toolkits provide a broad overview of how technology and financial services companies may be exposed to risks and opportunities related to ESG issues, as well as more detailed checklists specifying which factors they should consider companies when preparing their ESG disclosures in accordance with Sustainability. Accounting Standards Board (SASB) standards, which are being incorporated into the International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) Foundation’s new International Sustainability Standards Board (ISSB). Each toolkit offers specific guidance and workflow tools, building on the foundation Bloomberg Law built with its practical guidance topic pages for general ESG issues.
The Technology Industry ESG Toolkit provides customized guidance for sub-industries within the technology sector, such as IT software and services, technology manufacturing, and Internet media and telecommunications. The toolkit also includes guidance for common issues in the technology sector, such as human capital, supply chain, and data privacy and security.
The Financial Services Industry ESG Toolkit provides tailored guidance for financial services industry sub-industries such as asset management, commercial banking and investment banking; consumer finance; security and commodity exchanges; and insurance companies. The toolkit also includes guidance for more specific issues in the finserv sector, including specific financial risks, environmental risk and human capital management considerations.
“Bloomberg Law’s ESG toolkits for the financial services and technology industries are the start of a larger effort to provide industry-specific ESG guidance in the coming months and years,” he said. Alex Butler, Vice President of Content and Analytics, Bloomberg Law. “Bloomberg Law remains committed to continuing to expand the breadth and depth of its practice guidance resources, providing legal professionals with the tools they need to navigate a wide range of issues.”
A Healthcare ESG Toolkit is planned for Bloomberg Law later in 2022. These new resources, like all content and technology enhancements to the Bloomberg Law platform, are available to current subscribers at no charge additional cost
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