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The Certification of Adoption of Sustainability and Transparency Standards Act

United States of America Current 2018

The Act establishes a voluntary disclosure to foster dialogue around sustainability and responsibility among participating Delaware business entities and their various stakeholders.

Issuer name

State of Delaware

Issuer notes

Local government

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It does not prescribe specific standards, measures of performance or criteria for evaluating performance. Instead, it requires the governing body of each entity seeking certification under the Act to adopt principles, guidelines and standards to guide its business activities in a sustainable and responsible manner, as well as metrics for assessing whether it has met its objectives.

Organizations covered by the instrument

All Companies

Target organization notes

Open to all Delaware business entities

Industry scope

All/none specified

ESG coverage - E (Environment)

All

ESG coverage- S (Social)

All

ESG coverage- G (Governance)

All

ESG coverage- Eco (Economic & General)

All

Status

Current

Country

United States of America

Region

North America

Date of publication

2018

Issuer type

Governments (governmental department, agency)

Reporting requirements

Other e.g. action plan, strategy, programme, voluntary initiative

Mandatory or voluntary

Voluntary

The geographical scope

National/federal

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