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