“’Report or Explain’ now encourages integrated reporting among listed companies” – BM&FBOVESPA – April 11, 2013

On April 11, 2014 BM&FBOVESPA announced in a press release that “BM&FBOVESPA begins the 2014 “Report or Explain” Cycle with a new development: in an evolutionary process aligned to the international trend of integrating financial and non-financial information in annual corporate reports, the initiative is now named “Report or Explain for Sustainability or Integrated Reports” (the previous description was Report or Explain for Sustainability Reports or Similar).”

The new “Report or Explain” database will be published at the end of June on the sustainability reports page of the BM&FBOVESPA internet site.

You may read the press release on the media room page of the BM&FBOVESPA internet site.

“H&M and Solidaridad: Partners in Sustainable Textiles” – April 10, 2014

In a press release distributed on April 10, 2014 H&M and Solidaridad announced that they “have entered into a strategic alliance to achieve a more sustainable textile production chain. Both parties have collaborated in sustainability projects for a long time and have now deepened their collaboration to a multiannual partnership.”

The strategic alliance covers:  better working conditions, cotton, fair living wages and water.

You may read the press release on the Solidaridad internet site.