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  • IFRS Foundation 'on track' for mid-2022 sustainability standards

    07 July 2021

    The IFRS Foundation trustees said they remain on track to appoint members of the International Sustainability Standards Board (ISSB) in the next quarter, and publish the first set of globally consistent climate-related standards in the middle of next year.

  • News round-up: BNP Paribas, IFRS Foundation and Aquila

    07 June 2021
  • IFRS establishes 'eminent persons group'

    07 June 2021
  • G7 backs mandatory TCFD reporting

    07 June 2021

    The Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors of the Group of Seven (G7) wealthy democracies have expressed their support for "moving towards mandatory climate-related financial disclosures", setting the stage for such reporting to become the norm across multiple jurisdictions.

  • IFRS Foundation calls for sustainability standards board nominees

    01 June 2021

    The trustees of the IFRS Foundation have called for nominations for the roles of chair and vice-chair of the proposed 14-member International Sustainability Standards Board (ISSB) to develop global sustainability reporting standards for disclosures in corporate reports.

  • Cautious optimism for TNFD despite challenges

    08 March 2021

    After the success of the TCFD in driving focus on climate-related disclosures, the mood is upbeat that the Task Force on Nature-related Financial Disclosures (TNFD) can do the same for natural capital - despite awareness of the additional challenges it faces. Ahren Lester reports

  • IFRS Foundation sets out 'strategic direction' for global sustainability standards

    08 March 2021

    The trustees of the IFRS Foundation have said a prototype climate-related disclosure standard devised last year could be used as the basis for a proposed global sustainability reporting regime, and said they plan to begin work with a group of sustainability-related reporting organisations.

  • IOSCO offers to help IFRS coordinate global disclosure standards

    26 February 2021

    The International Organization of Securities Commissions (IOSCO) has offered to establish an expert group that would help the IFRS coordinate development of its proposed global sustainability reporting standards.

  • 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.

  • 'Double materiality' splits market in IFRS sustainability standards consultation

    07 January 2021