The Future of ESG Data, Asia: conference round-up
The region faces unique challenges, including that many SMEs are not able or willing to report the ESG data being demanded of them. Peter Cripps reports
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.
ISSB urged to address biodiversity and social issues
The International Sustainability Standards Board (ISSB) has been urged to set standards on biodiversity and human capital, as part of its next phase of work.
US investors expect ISSB alignment, despite ESG backlash
Many investors in North America expect the market to align with the International Sustainability Standards Board's (ISSB) climate and sustainability standards, despite the growing ESG backlash in the US.
ISSB to bring 'substantial costs' to companies, but could lower cost of capital
Applying the standards proposed by the International Sustainability Standards Board (ISSB) could bring "substantial" costs to preparers of the information, but also potential benefits such as a lower cost of capital.
Australian regulator urges ISSB preparation
Australia government will this month release guidance on how it will implement the International Sustainability Standards Board's (ISSB) forthcoming sustainability and climate disclosure standards, and its regulator has urged the market to start preparing for their adoption.
ISSB standards to be ready by year-end, and will reference EU's
Eagerly anticipated global standards for sustainability reporting will be available at the start of next year, and will reference the EU's standards.
IFRS sustainability taxonomy recommendations need 'additional effort'
The IFRS has been told its recommendations on a sustainability reporting taxonomy need 'additional effort' if the taxonomy is to be successfully implemented.
COP27: Carney says data platform will bring accountability to transition plans
Mark Carney has said a proposed free-to-use climate data platform will bring accountability to financial institutions' climate transition targets.
EU and ISSB's salsa dancing.... In wait of the Tango?
Public announcement of an interoperability framework close but not there yet, Vincent Huck writes