• COP28: Voluntary carbon market braced for regulatory intervention following IOSCO report

    03 December 2023

    The International Organisation of Securities Commissions (IOSCO) has proposed a set of measures to help regulators bring more integrity to the voluntary carbon market (VCM).

  • 'New era' for sustainability reporting as IFRS unveils standards

    26 June 2023

    Standards that can provide a "common language" for sustainability-related disclosures have been published, "ushering in a new era" for companies and investors globally, according to the International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) Foundation.

  • IOSCO: Progress on sustainability assurance framework 'encouraging'

    28 March 2023

    The International Organisation of Securities Commissions (IOSCO) has encouraged market engagement with international standard-setters to ensure "high-quality" draft sustainability assurance standards ahead of their expected publication this year.

  • IOSCO outlines 'milestone' ESG rating and data oversight recommendations

    23 November 2021

    IOSCO has provided recommendations for securities regulators to strengthen their oversight of ESG ratings and data providers after "several areas of concern" were identified by market participants.

  • IOSCO: Regulate asset manager climate disclosures to prevent 'greenwashing'

    02 November 2021

    The International Organisation of Securities Commissions (IOSCO) said supervision and enforcement of sustainability-related risk disclosures...

  • IIF urges NGFS to help standardise climate risk analysis

    23 December 2019

    The Central Banks and Supervisors' Network for Greening the Financial System (NGFS) has been urged to align approaches to assessing climate risk, including scenario analysis.

  • EU spawns global sustainable finance platform

    18 October 2019

    The EU has launched an initiative to collaborate with other countries around the world on sustainable finance.

  • Aviva backs calls for IOSCO to raise climate standards

    17 September 2018

    Aviva Investors has added its voice to calls for the International Organisation of Securities Commissions (IOSCO) to do more to tackle climate risk when it meets this week.

  • Investors 'must challenge IOSCO' as environmental disclosure slows for listed companies

    08 September 2015

    Investors must "directly challenge" the International Organisation of Securities Commissions (IOSCO) to ramp up its sustainability efforts as figures reveal a slowdown in non-financial reporting for listed companies.

  • Stock exchanges expand role in promoting sustainability

    20 October 2014

    More than 40% of stock exchanges now offer at least one index integrating social and/or environmental issues, according to a UN study.