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Mandatory climate reporting news from Switzerland and Singapore

The Swiss government, the Federal Council, has recently set a timeline and other parameters for mandatory climate disclosures by large companies.

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Bank of Russia recommends ESG disclosures

As support for greater and more consistent environmental, social and governance (ESG) disclosure gathers strength worldwide, the latest voice to join the chorus comes from Russia.

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UK FCA plans to extend climate-related disclosures, including investors

The UK’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) is consulting on expanded climate-related disclosures, with comments due by 10 September.

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Switzerland backs TCFD for Climate Transparency

On 12 January, Switzerland officially became a supporter of the Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD), demonstrating the government’s support for greater disclosure of and transparency around climate-related financial risks.

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UK supports Sustainability Standards

This week has seen a flurry of new developments in the UK’s sustainability reporting space, taking the country another step closer to the useful, comparable, environmental data investors and regulators need.

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Third TCFD Status Report shows momentum

This week the Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD) published its annual Status Report, showing significant growth in the number of supporting organisations and amount of investor demand.

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TCFD translates Recommendations into Portuguese

As we underlined in a recent comment letter responding to Accountancy Europe’s proposals for non-financial standard setting, for reporting standards to be useful they should be global. So it’s welcome news that this week the Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD) have launched the Portuguese translation of its recommendations, designed to encourage a stronger […]

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TCFD Support Grows

The Task Force for Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD) recently announced a milestone of reaching more than 1,000 supporters globally – indicating a desire within a wide range of market participants to strengthen climate reporting. Increasingly, firms are accepting that climate risk is financial risk – and investor demand for high quality, comparable, accurate data on […]

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BlackRock to Focus on Sustainable Investments

This week investment powerhouse BlackRock – who manage $7 trillion of assets – set out a compelling case that climate change is a defining factor in companies’ long-term prospects – and their plan to tackle this by becoming a leader in sustainable investing. The world’s largest fund manager plans to divest from companies who get more […]

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TCFD Form Advisory Group for Scenario Analysis

The Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD) has formed a new advisory group to help them assist companies with one of the more challenging elements of climate-related disclosure: scenario analysis. Previous TCFD status reports have noted how companies have found scenario analysis challenging. Companies often struggled to construct appropriate scenarios, to understand how their […]

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