21 january 2019
The EY Climate Change and Sustainability Services team has issued its 4th research report, which provides insight on how investors have come to place ever-greater importance on the role that environmental, social and governance (ESG) information and nonfinancial reporting factors play when evaluating companies in which to invest. This year’s study reveals a notable consensus on the importance of ESG or nonfinancial information in investor decision-making. Globally, investors expect more abundant and more useful reporting of material nonfinancial performance information at a consistent and high level of quality.
What does this mean for organizations in Kazakhstan? The Government of RoK is making strong efforts to develop the Kazakhstan stock market, improve its liquidity and raise foreign investments. Large international institutional investors place strong reliance on ESG and non-financial information of issuers. Therefore, we believe there are four main areas that companies should consider:
We hope that you found this overview helpful. For additional information, please contact the following professional:
Director, Climate Change and Sustainability Services
Tel.: +7 727 258 5960