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  • Financial accounting of net-zero commitments? Not yet, IASB says

    26 April 2024

    A decision on whether net-zero commitments should be recognised under IAS 37 lays bare an expectation gap between backward-looking financial accounting and forward-looking sustainability perspectives. Vincent Huck reports

  • IASB 'net zero' opinion could change accounting practices, argues think-tank

    08 April 2024

    A proponent of a 'new net zero accounting standard' is confident the International Accounting Standards Board (IASB) will adopt it this month.

  • Net zero targets can oblige progress reporting in financial accounts, says IASB committee

    30 November 2023

    Setting net zero commitments can oblige companies to report their performance against climate targets under existing financial accounting standards, according to the International Accounting Standards Board (IASB) interpretations committee.