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  • IAASB brings forward sustainability assurance consultation

    24 April 2023

    The International Auditing and Assurance Standards Board (IAASB) has brought forward the planned date for consultation on an international standard for assurance of sustainability-related information, citing public feedback which urged it to do so.

  • LGIM pushes ExxonMobil to disclose energy transition impact information

    18 April 2023
  • Carney: More capital must be allocated to help dirty companies transition

    20 February 2023

    The bulk of capital needs to flow to companies that are not yet aligned with the goals of the Paris climate agreement but need investment to help them shift, Mark Carney has said.

  • ISSB standards to be ready by year-end, and will reference EU's

    17 February 2023

    Eagerly anticipated global standards for sustainability reporting will be available at the start of next year, and will reference the EU's standards.

  • Interview: Maersk on limited and reasonable assurance

    20 October 2022

    Following her appearance at The Future of ESG Data conference, Lene Bjørn Serpa, Maersk's head of corporate sustainability and ESG, discusses the role of assurance in strengthening internal controls. Interview by Vincent Huck

  • Sustainability standards will transform investor relations

    20 October 2022

    Having a set of sustainability standards will facilitate corporates' relations with their investors and focus discussion on qualitative aspects rather than data issues...

  • Shorting stocks can be climate engagement tool, Jefferies says

    05 October 2022

    Investors that buy and sell stocks in the hope that they lose value "could serve as an indirect engagement tool in pushing companies to reduce their carbon footprint", according to Jefferies.

  • OECD publishes '10 key elements' of credible transition plans

    05 October 2022
  • IOSCO welcomes work on global sustainability assurance standards

    15 September 2022

    The International Organization of Securities Commissions (IOSCO) has welcomed work to develop globally applicable standards for the assurance of sustainability-related information.

  • G7 companies heading for 2.7°C of warming, says CDP

    06 September 2022

    Companies based in the G7 are collectively aligned with a scenario that would see 2.7°C of global warming, according to analysis of their emissions reduction targets by CDP.