• Three Cambodian companies receive 'milestone' sustainable bond support

    27 June 2023

    An initiative led by the Securities and Exchange Regulator of Cambodia (SERC), UN and Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) has announced the three private Cambodian companies which will receive support to issue sustainable bonds, with three further firms to be targeted later in the year.

  • 'It will help us have more honest conversations'

    27 June 2023

    Investors welcome the IFRS sustainability standards and say, by boosting comparability, they will aid engagement. Michael Hurley reports

  • '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.

  • IPSASB to develop public sector climate disclosure standard

    16 June 2023

    The International Public Sector Accounting Standards Board (IPSASB) has announced it will begin developing a public sector-specific standard for climate-related disclosures.

  • BCG: Start reporting Scope 3, ahead of SEC rules, to gain competitive advantage

    09 June 2023

    Proposed disclosure rules for US companies are likely to pose significant challenges - but those that prepare early could reap a competitive advantage, according to Boston Consulting Group (BCG).

  • ESMA: Enhance transition finance to prevent greenwashing

    02 June 2023

    The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) has recommended that the EU consider sharpening up recognition of 'transition' finance and better align legislative use of what constitutes 'significant harm' in order to prevent 'greenwashing'.

  • SEC risks becoming 'global police' on ESG, commissioner says

    17 May 2023

    Companies outside the US are increasingly likely to be prosecuted by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) for misleading or incomplete sustainability-related disclosures - risking making the US regulator the "global police" on ESG, an SEC commissioner has argued.