Items tagged with "Sustainability"

Building blocks are key: IOSCO and IFAC support for sustainability standards

Jean-Paul Servais, Vice Chair of the International Organization of Securities Commissions (IOSCO) and Chair of the International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) Foundation Monitoring Board, recently explored why IOSCO believes in the IFRS Foundation Trustees’ sustainability initiative and how IOSCO will support it.

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EU plans for sustainability reporting

An EU High Level Conference held yesterday on the proposed Corporate Sustainability Reporting Directive (CSRD) brought together a number of high level speakers to discuss the new reporting proposals announced two weeks ago.

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Workiva on Inline XBRL and breaking down walls between finance and sustainability

We’re still finding a lot to be excited about in the EU’s new Corporate Sustainability Reporting Directive (CSRD) and the introduction of Inline XBRL in mandatory sustainability reporting – our colleagues at Workiva, an XBRL International Sustaining Partner, agree.

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IFRS consults on constitution and sets digital agenda for sustainability reporting

A global sustainability standards setter is firmly on the way. The Trustees of the International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) Foundation have opened a consultation on proposed amendments to the Foundation’s constitution.

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European sustainability standards expected within 18 months

In an interview with ESG Investor, Patrick de Cambourg, Chair of the European Financial Reporting Advisory Group (EFRAG) task force charged with developing non-financial standards, has said Europe could have sustainability reporting standards within 18 months.

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Big News! Europe to get mandatory digital ESG disclosure using Inline XBRL

The European Commission has adopted a proposal for a Corporate Sustainability Reporting Directive (CSRD), to amend and replace the current Non-Financial Reporting Directive (NFRD).

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A step change in sustainability reporting, says IOSCO’s Alder

If you’re following developments in the international efforts to develop global environmental, social and governance (ESG) reporting standards and a Sustainability Standards Board (SSB), you may be interested in a recent interview in ESG Investor on ‘Making Climate Data Comparable’ with Ashley Alder, Chair of the International Organization of Securities Commissions (IOSCO).

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GRI and SASB standards ‘complement each other’

The Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) and the Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB) have published joint research exploring the experiences of companies using both sets of standards.

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SFDR and meaningful ESG disclosure: thoughts from Workiva

With the EU’s Sustainable Finance Disclosure Regulation (SFDR) now in force since 10 March 2021, Workiva – XBRL software provider and XBRL International sustaining partner – have some valuable insights on SFDR, its implications for business, and the development of environmental, social and governance (ESG) reporting.

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WEF lends support to global ESG standards

The World Economic Forum (WEF) has published a letter to CEOs in support of the organisations working to achieve a globally accepted set of environmental, social and governance (ESG) reporting standards, particularly the creation of a Sustainability Standards Board (SSB) being led by the International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) Foundation.

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