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LSEG ESG Guidance

United Kingdom Current 2016

The guidance is to help companies gain a clear understanding of what ESG information they should disclose and how. It is a tool for LSEG listed companies to improve their transparency, especially for investors to make better informed company engagement and investment decisions.

Issuer name

London Stock Exchange Group

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The objectives of the guidance are: 1) raise company awareness in the importance of ESG information; 2)stimulate interest in new innovation opportunities opened by the economic paradigm; 3) assist with the complex landscape of ESG reporting; 4) facilitate data flows/ dialogue on ESG between issuers and investors; 5) support the standardization of global reporting; 6) help investors make informed investment decisions.

Reporting resources

True

Organizations covered by the instrument

All Companies

Industry scope

All/none specified

Disclosure venue

ESG report

ESG coverage - E (Environment)

All

ESG coverage- S (Social)

All

ESG coverage- G (Governance)

All

Status

Current

Country

United Kingdom

Region

Europe

Date of publication

2016

Issuer type

Stock Exchange

Reporting requirements

Codes, guidance, and questionnaires

Mandatory or voluntary

Voluntary

The geographical scope

National/federal

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