• Reporting organisations invite EU, IFRS collaboration

    13 January 2021

    Five organisations working to create a globally accepted comprehensive corporate reporting system have invited the EU and the International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) Foundation to contribute to their work on harmonisation.

  • News Round Up: CDP, SEEIT, Mirae Asset, and more

    08 December 2020
  • SASB and IIRC merge to help simplify reporting

    26 November 2020

    The Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB) and the International Integrated Reporting Council (IIRC) are to come together to form a new organisation, the Value Reporting Foundation.

  • News round-up: US exits Paris Agreement, Willis Towers Watson, PACTA and Generali

    04 November 2020
  • Only a matter of time' before TCFD becomes mandatory in UK, says BofE

    20 October 2020

    Bank of England (BofE) markets executive director Andrew Hauser said you can "reasonably expect" adoption of recommendations outlined by the Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD) to become mandatory in the UK.

  • $20trn of investors urge firms to set science-based targets

    13 October 2020
  • Science Based Targets initiative launches financial sector framework

    01 October 2020

    Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) has launched its "breakthrough" pilot framework for financial institutions to set science-based climate targets, but campaigners were "disappointed" and "disturbed" by what they perceive to be shortcomings.

  • Water risk is accelerating cases of 'drying' or 'drowning' assets

    27 August 2020

    The announcement of 'stranded' assets created by rising water risk is growing, environmental not-for-profit CDP says, with examples of these 'drying' or 'drowning' assets accumulating rapidly, but awareness and disclosure remains lamentably low.

  • Global accounting standard for 'financed emissions' open for consultation

    19 August 2020

    A Global Carbon Accounting Standard to help international financial institutions consistently measure and disclose the greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions financed by their loans and investments is now available for public consultation.

  • 2X Challenge publishes gender equality criteria for investors

    06 July 2020

    The 2X Challenge to invest to improve gender equality has published investment criteria for private financiers, as the initiative announced it has surpassed its initial objective by 50%, to drive $4.5 billion in investments.