COP28: Sovereign sustainability-linked finance task force launched
Eight development banks and financial institutions have launched a technical task force to support the development and growth of the sustainability-linked finance market for sovereign issuers to achieve global climate and nature goals.
Net zero targets can oblige progress reporting in financial accounts, says IASB committee
Setting net zero commitments can oblige companies to report their performance against climate targets under existing financial accounting standards, according to the International Accounting Standards Board (IASB) interpretations committee.
ASEAN data utility working with Japanese banks to harmonise supply chain data
The creators of a Single Accesspoint for ESG Data (SAFE) are partnering with Japanese financial institutions in an attempt to ensure financial institutions in the ASEAN region have full visibility of sustainability information throughout their supply chains, it has been revealed.
The double materiality debate is boring ... just report both GRI and ISSB, says GRI chief
Widely used disclosure standard setters GRI and the International Sustainability Standards Board (ISSB) are not in competition, the CEO of the GRI has argued, adding that the debate over a key point of difference between the standards has become "boring".
The Future of ESG Data Asia conference: Does APAC need ISSB-Lite?
The Asia-Pacific region might require a slimmed down version of the sustainability standards drawn up by the IFRS's International Sustainability Standards Board (ISSB), a conference heard.
The ISSB: turning to implementation
The ISSB would consider creating a standard for SMEs if it would help them work with investors and other corporate clients, its vice-chair Jindong Hua reveals in a Q&A