• Credit-focused harmonised ESG reporting tool launched

    08 November 2022

    A harmonised environmental, social and governance (ESG) reporting tool for the private credit market has been launched which is intended to give private creditors a "bigger voice" during the investment process by improving data availability.

  • IFRS completes absorption of VRF

    02 August 2022

    The IFRS Foundation has completed its absorption of the Value Reporting Foundation, in the latest step in the consolidation of the myriad of sustainability disclosure initiatives.

  • High yield, loan borrowers urged to 'come prepared' on ESG data

    30 May 2022

    Companies looking to raise funds through high yield bonds or loans have been urged to "come prepared" with key environmental, social and governance (ESG) data for investors to improve engagement opportunities.

  • Standardised format for companies' SASB disclosures launched

    30 September 2021

    UK non-profit the Value Reporting Foundation has launched a tool for companies to report ESG data that follows Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB) standards in a digital format.

  • Comment: The Cold War over non-financial disclosures

    06 July 2021

    The fragmented landscape of non-financial disclosures is consolidating, and it is geopolitical considerations that are driving the emergence of winners, and the downfall of the rest. Vincent Huck surveys the battlefield and predicts who will emerge victorious.

  • Blackrock: UN SDGs pose 'challenges' to investors

    01 July 2021

    The UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) pose "challenges" to investment strategies but they can also help build sustainable strategies...

  • IIRC, SASB merge to form Value Reporting Foundation

    09 June 2021

    The International Integrated Reporting Council (IIRC) and the Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB) have confirmed their merger to form the Value Reporting Foundation.

  • News round-up: GRI, SASB standards 'complementary', BoA boosts ESG financing target, Impax reaches assets milestone ... and more

    09 April 2021
  • GRI and SASB reporting "complement each other"

    09 April 2021
  • Impact fund provides grants to support IIRC, SASB merger

    12 March 2021

    The Tipping Point Fund on Impact Investing has provided grants worth $500,000 to the International Integrated Reporting Council (IIRC) and the Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB) - to help "unify the impact investing market behind a global standard", it said.