Accountancy Europe has written to Commissioner Mairead McGuinness of the European Commission on the ongoing development of sustainability reporting standards.
The Monitoring Group (MG) has published a paper drawing attention to the importance of high-quality audits to investors, issuers, national standard-setters, regulators and others.
The XBRL US ESG Working Group has published its final paper, on ‘Supporting ESG Data with Standards.’
The European Financial Reporting Advisory Group (EFRAG) has published its Due Process Procedures for Sustainability Standard-Setting.
The International Organization of Securities Commissions (IOSCO) has welcomed the publication of draft climate and general sustainability reporting standards by the International Sustainability Standards Board (ISSB).
The ISSB has released its first two proposed standards, allowing the consultation process to begin and marking a critical milestone on the way to a global baseline for sustainability reporting.
Crossing the finishing line of a standards-drafting marathon, the European Financial Reporting Advisory Group (EFRAG) has published its final working paper on sustainability reporting standards.
In order to accelerate the creation of standards, the IFRS Foundation’s Due Process Oversight Committee (DPOC) has approved the publication of the exposure drafts on climate-related and general sustainability disclosures before the International Sustainability Standards Board (ISSB) is quorate.
In a recent keynote speech, International Accounting Standards Board (IASB) Chair Andreas Barckow discussed how current International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) address climate and other sustainability matters, and how future standards may contribute.
The International Organization of Securities Commissions (IOSCO) has adopted what is described as a “very ambitious” work plan on sustainable finance for 2022.