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Millani's 5th Annual ESG Disclosure Study: A Canadian Perspective

Over the past five years, Millani has assessed the environmental, social and governance (ESG) and sustainability disclosures of the S&P/TSX Composite Index constituents, providing insight and context to the research and identified trends. Millani gathered data on Canadian issuers' uses of reporting standards and frameworks such as the GRI, SASB and TCFD, along with data on how many companies are disclosing on topics such as climate change, diversity, and Indigenous relations. Millani found that ESG reporting increased by 22% since last year's study, with 71% of the S&P/TSX Composite Index disclosing a 2020 ESG Report.

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Millani's 5th Annual ESG Disclosure Study: A Canadian Perspective

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