Items tagged with "ESG"

IOSCO supports global sustainability standards

In a keynote address at the 7th EU-Asia Financial Services Dialogue, Jean-Paul Servais, Vice-Chair of the International Organization of Securities Commissions (IOSCO), discussed recent developments in corporate disclosure of sustainability information, particularly growing momentum towards global standards.

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Europe goes electronic: ESEF today, ESG tomorrow?

The latest Eurofiling event, themed ‘ESEF today, ESG tomorrow,’ shared experiences of the European Single Electronic Format (ESEF) and looked ahead to the future of reporting in Europe: digital, comparable and wide in scope.

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Wes Bricker on why ESG lies in finance’s wheelhouse

Finance leaders are facing new demands for environmental, social and governance (ESG) disclosure, but why should finance departments be responsible for ESG data at all? Wes Bricker has insights in his piece in FEI Daily, ‘Finance Leaders Own ESG Reporting. Here’s Why That’s A Good Thing.’

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SEC invites input on climate disclosure rules

Continuing its recent focus on climate, the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is seeking comments from the public on its climate change disclosure rules and related guidance, and whether and how they should be modified.

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Digital from the outset: EU sustainability standards

The European Financial Reporting Advisory Group (EFRAG) has published two milestone reports. They set out recommendations to the European Commission (EC) on the development of EU sustainability reporting standards and on changes to EFRAG’s governance and funding if it were to expand its remit to non-financial standards.

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IFRS Foundation announces strategic directions on sustainability

In their latest update on the development of international sustainability reporting standards and the establishment of a Sustainability Standards Board (SSB), the International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) Foundation Trustees have announced their views on strategic direction for the board.

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SEC announces Climate and ESG Enforcement Task Force

In further Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) news from the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), the agency has announced the creation of a Climate and ESG Task Force in its Division of Enforcement.

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SASB XBRL Taxonomy now available for comment

The Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB) has published its new SASB XBRL Taxonomy, now out for public comment. We encourage all with an interest in XBRL and the future of Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) reporting to submit feedback by 3 May 2021.

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IOSCO sees “urgent need” for sustainability standards

The International Organization of Securities Commissions (IOSCO) has made a forceful statement in support of global sustainability reporting standards and collaboration.

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Omnibus: European Supervisory Authorities and ESG

This week has seen several substantial news items from Europe on sustainability and Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) reporting, so we’re bringing you a roundup here.

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