Media Coverage

Media Coverage

The Banker
| New board to bring ‘welcome’ consolidation of ESG standards

Felicity Hall, senior associate at Global Counsel, a strategic advisory business, explains: “The whole point of the ISSB is to act as a unifying body, bringing together best practice from the various ESG standard-setters and frameworks already in existence. In terms of driving consensus on what is currently an extremely fragmented issue, the work of the ISSB is likely to be crucial. With the right level of ambition, and appropriate consideration of the expertise we have already developed, the ISSB could finally answer a long overdue call from both corporates and investors for harmony in ESG reporting.”

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The Banker
| Regulators turn focus to the ‘S’ in ESG

Until recently, reporting on ESG issues has remained predominantly voluntary, explains Felicity Hall, senior associate at Global Counsel, a strategic advisory business. Self-reporting is common and checks are often made by desk research rather than actual visits.

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CNBC
| The psychology of panic buying: Why Brits are scrambling for gasoline

“Frankly, the country’s not geared up to have people buy five times as much fuel as they do in a given week, that’s just not how the supply chain works. It’s very difficult to repair it to meet that demand within a very short period of time,” Joe Armitage, lead analyst for U.K. politics at Global Counsel, told CNBC’s “Squawk Box Europe” on Tuesday.

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