Items tagged with "ESG"

FSB consults on supervisory and regulatory approaches to climate risk

In an interim report just issued for consultation, the Financial Stability Board (FSB) aims to assist supervisory and regulatory authorities in developing their approaches to monitoring, managing and mitigating stability risks arising from climate change, and to promote consistency across sectors and jurisdictions.

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New UK taskforce will develop standards for climate transition plan disclosure

The UK has launched a new Transition Plan Taskforce (TPT) to support the transition to a low-carbon economy.

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China signals importance and likely future adoption of ISSB standards

Fang Xinghai, vice chairman of the China Securities Regulatory Commission (CSRC) addressed the draft sustainability reporting standards issued by the International Sustainability Standards Board (ISSB) in recent remarks.

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EFRAG finalises sustainability pillar as it welcomes new technical expert group

The European Financial Reporting Advisory Group (EFRAG) Sustainability Reporting Board has appointed the members of the EFRAG Sustainability Reporting Technical Expert Group.

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UK’s FCA sets rules on diversity disclosure

It is often commented that the ‘S’ and ‘G’ of ESG – environment, social and governance – lag behind the ‘E’ in the priorities of regulators and standards setters, but that seems to be beginning to change.

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Accountancy Europe weighs in on sustainability standards

Accountancy Europe has written to Commissioner Mairead McGuinness of the European Commission on the ongoing development of sustainability reporting standards.

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US insurers to disclose climate risks

The US National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) has announced a new framework requiring insurance companies to report their climate-related risks, in alignment with the recommendations of the Task Force on Climate-Related Financial Disclosures (TCFD).

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“Building upon a long tradition”: SEC Chair places climate disclosures in past and current context

For anyone interested in the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) proposal to introduce mandatory digital climate disclosures, there is substantial food for thought in recent remarks by Chair Gary Gensler.

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Europe consults further on ESG ratings

The European Commission has issued a consultation on the functioning of the market for environmental, social and governance (ESG) ratings in Europe, and how credit rating agencies incorporate ESG risks in their creditworthiness assessment.

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Pioneering digital ESG reports demonstrate the value of machine-readable data

XBRL US has this week announced the publication of corporate sustainability data in Inline XBRL format by two companies: Moody’s Corporation and Etsy, Inc.

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