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Corporate Governance: The foundation of corporate sustainability and its requirements

Corporate Governance is understood as the set of rules, principles, policies, and procedures that regulate and define the structure and operation of a company's governing bodies. It establishes and regulates the relationships between shareholders, the board of directors, the management team, and stakeholders, regulating the decision-making process for long-term value generation.

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ESG Criteria Greenwashing

How ESG criteria help combat Greenwashing

ESG practices have taken a predominant role in the business world and have become a requirement for companies. More and more investors are looking to allocate their money in organizations that are aligned with good practices in the environmental, social and corporate governance fields. With this new trend, avoiding simulating compliance with ESG criteria is one of the major challenges facing the market. This practice, known as greenwashing, is the attempt by an organization to make its products or services, and itself, appear sustainable when in fact they are not.

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ESG criteria: The requirements of sustainable finance

Latin America is one of the regions hardest hit by climate change in the world. Brazil, Mexico, Venezuela, Chile, and Argentina are the countries most likely to experience extreme annual droughts. To combat this, countries have implemented national sustainable finance policies. That is, they have started to take social and environmental factors into account in long-term investment decisions.

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Sustainability and Corporate Governments, new requirements in the annual reports

Social concern for sustainable economic development has led investors to require more ESG information to determine where their interests will be best protected. The regulations, for their part, have not been left behind and have adapted to this new panorama. It is in this context that the Chilean Financial Market Commission (CMF) published the General Standard 461, which incorporates sustainability and corporate governance issues in the organizations' Annual Report. 

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Aquaculture

The aquaculture industry's path to integrated management

Chile is the second-largest producer of salmon in the world after Norway, concentrating 26% of world production. In 2020, the Latin American country harvested 1,043,144 tons according to the Chilean Salmon Council. Maintaining production of this scale in a meticulous manner requires an ecosystemic approach that includes the management of industrial waste, involvement with the communities in the areas of influence, and proper management of legal responsibilities.

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