The August profit reporting season was fruitful for Coles Group, which recorded a surge in revenue to post an annual profit to $1.1 billion, a 4.8% rise from the previous year. But the supermarket and retail giant also made another statement in August that was much less reported – its Scope 3 emissions supplier engagement target. It was a significant move by Coles, who stated they intend to set sustainability targets with at least 75 per cent of its suppliers over the next four years.
On Monday 26 June 2023, the International Sustainability Standards Board (ISSB) released its inaugural sustainability standards, designed to provide a global baseline of sustainability- and climate- related disclosures for the capital markets.
Further, on Tuesday 27 June 2023, the Australian Treasury released its second consultation on climate-related financial disclosures.
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