It seems increasingly likely that the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) may seek to develop disclosure requirements around economic risks, as recently signposted in remarks by senior associate chief accountant Kevin Vaughn.
Klaas Knot, Chair of the Financial Stability Board (FSB) and President of De Nederlandsche Bank, recently spoke on the role of the financial system in “a smooth and graceful transition” to net zero.
We found food for thought in a recent survey of US public companies by EY and the Financial Education & Research Foundation on ‘How finance professionals are helping to advance ESG reporting.’
The Canadian government has set climate-related financial disclosure as the top priority for its Sustainable Finance Action Council, which has been asked to advise ministers on the most effective ways to implement mandatory climate disclosures by the end of the year.
The Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) has constituted a new advisory committee on environmental, social and governance (ESG) matters in the securities market.
China has issued its first environmental, social and governance (ESG) disclosure standard, to take effect on 1 June 2022.
As we are all surely too aware, the Covid-19 pandemic and the war in Ukraine have shone a spotlight on supply chains, how they can fail, and what happens when they do.
Europe could soon see information for retail investors being reported in XBRL.
The UK has launched a new Transition Plan Taskforce (TPT) to support the transition to a low-carbon economy.
The European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority (EIOPA) has launched a public consultation on changes to its regular information requests to national competent authorities (NCAs) for occupational pension information.