The G20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors have given a ringing endorsement to sustainability disclosures and the development of international standards.
The recent communiqué from the G20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors includes the use of carbon pricing mechanisms and incentives among the set of tools available to facilitate the shift to a more sustainable economy, alongside its support for global reporting standards discussed here.
To coincide with the G20 meeting in Buenos Aires the Financial Stability Board (FSB) have published its fourth annual report in the implementation and effects of the G20 financial regulatory reforms. Ten years after the crisis, the report evaluates the progress made on the reform agenda, while highlighting the challenges the future is bringing: how to maintain […]
In advance of the G20 Summit this month in Buenos Aires, Argentina, the International Federation of Accountants (IFAC) released a list of ten recommendations for G20 countries to support the global economy. Centring around the need to pursue smart regulation, greater transparency and inclusive growth, the recommendations are designed to help rebuild public trust in institutions and advance economic progress.
The Financial Stability Board (FSB) has highlighted the importance of encouraging innovation for financial stability in a letter that draws attention to issues for G20 leaders to consider.
A considerable focus at the IOSCO event was the waning of the global consensus that has driven reform in securities markets regulation since the global financial crisis. IOSCO has benefitted from clear guidance from political policy makers at the G20 level, which have then been focussed by the Financial Stability Board, turned into policy and principles at […]
The G20 summit to be held in July 2017 is fast approaching. The German presidency would like to encourage the accelerated use of digital technology in business and society through enhanced internationally agreed regulatory frameworks. A paper prepared for the G20 meeting by leading German think tank the Centre for International Governance Innovation contains some […]