“B3 launches ‘Report or Explain for the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)’ initiative” – B3 – April 17, 2017

B3, the Brazilian exchange formed by the merger of BBM&FBOVESPA and Cetip, announced in a press release dated April 17, 2017 that it launched a “Report or Explain for the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)” initiative.

“Starting this year, B3 will ask listed companies to disclose on an annual basis whether they publish sustainability or integrated reports taking the SDGs into account. If not, they will be asked to explain why not.

B3’s initiative involves a partnership with Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) and will enable listed companies to understand the SDGs and gradually incorporate them into their business strategies.”

You may read the press release on the news page of the BBM&FBOVESPA internet site.