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  • ISSB discussing alignment issues with Australia, Faber says as he warns of extra cost

    28 May 2024

    "There will be a cost" for companies and investors in jurisdictions that claim alignment with, but diverge substantially from, International Sustainability Standards Board (ISSB) standards, the chair of the board warned.

  • 'Stand up and be counted': ISSB vice-chair urges investor pushback against divergence

    08 May 2024

    Investors have been urged to "stand up and be counted" by pressuring regulators to align with International Sustainability Standards Board (ISSB) standards, in a call by the group's vice-chair, Sue Lloyd.

  • Korea publishes ISSB-based draft disclosure standards

    03 May 2024
  • 'Minimal additional effort' to build on ISSB to meet CSRD, says EU-ISSB guidance

    02 May 2024

    EU companies reporting under European standards can comply with global standards "with minimal additional effort", according to the European Commission.

  • What is the most important skill you need to succeed in sustainable finance?

    23 April 2024

    While data skills are important in determining whether you get a job in sustainable finance, communication skills are key to making a success of these jobs, write Rory Sullivan and Nicky Amos

  • Nature and social standards not top of our priorities, ISSB says

    18 March 2024

    The International Sustainability Standards Board (ISSB) has indicated that it will focus its future work on ensuring implementation of its existing standards - suggesting that it does not plan to imminently begin projects to set dedicated nature-related and social standards.

  • Canada publishes draft sustainability disclosure standards

    14 March 2024
  • SEC stumbles into battleground of climate materiality

    12 March 2024

    Letting companies decide whether emissions are material to their business opens the door for disputes, writes Michael Hurley

  • Australian disclosure standards' divergence from ISSB risks fragmentation, NBIM says

    05 March 2024

    The divergence of proposed Australian climate disclosure standards from International Sustainability Standards Board (ISSB) standards risks undermining comparability of sustainability reports, according to Norges Bank Investment Management (NBIM).

  • Investors have 'sleepless nights' over net zero targets tied to estimated data

    26 February 2024

    Institutional investors lose sleep over net zero targets for which progress reporting is tied to huge volumes of estimated data, particularly data relating to greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from a company's value chain, a conference heard.