UK - Less than a quarter of FTSE All-Share company reports give any quantitative environmental disclosures, a study by the Environment Agency shows.
It said that while 89% discussed some aspect of their interactions with the environment, most of the disclosures were inadequate for shareholders to assess environmental risks properly.
Only 10% of companies reported on waste, water and climate change, despite the department for environment food and rural affairs’ report-ing guidelines recommending these issues be covered as a minimum.
Most respondents in this week's Pensions Buzz do not think businesses should be able suspend AE contributions if in financial distress.
Former BHS owner Dominic Chappell has lost the appeal against his section 72 conviction and sentence for failing to hand over information to The Pensions Regulator (TPR).
This week's top stories include Marsh and McLennan Companies agreeing to buy JLT, and the home secretary calling for AE to be scrapped in a no-deal Brexit scenario.
Lesley Titcomb says the watchdog wants closer interactions with pension funds to spot problems sooner and act before having to use its more stringent powers