Preparing for sustainability and climate reporting requirements In South Africa
Across the globe, sustainability and climate regulations are quickly appearing, and organizations are suddenly facing a series of questions they have not had to properly address before.
In June 2022 the Johannesburg Stock Exchange published Sustainability Disclosure Guidance for all listed issuers. Tailored to the specifics of the South African context, but aligning closely with global best practice and frameworks, the guidance is aimed at creating an enabling environment for better disclosure practices to thrive.
Combined with an ever-mounting investor and stakeholder focus on ESG, the continuing emergence of sustainability and climate regulations and protocols could spell trouble for South African organizations still relying on legacy systems and outdated processes for tracking and reporting.
In this white paper, we map out a way forward – from enhanced data management to embracing automation to ensuring adaptability and scalability as the ESG landscape continues to evolve