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  • Investors have 'sleepless nights' over net zero targets tied to estimated data

    26 February 2024

    Institutional investors lose sleep over net zero targets for which progress reporting is tied to huge volumes of estimated data, particularly data relating to greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from a company's value chain, a conference heard.

  • Faber issues rallying cry as regulators diverge from ISSB, jeopardising its mission

    23 February 2024

    The chair of the International Sustainability Standards Board (ISSB) has issued a "call to action" for regulators to unite behind by the organisation's standards, warning that divergence from them threatens to undermine its mission.

  • The double materiality debate is boring ... just report both GRI and ISSB, says GRI chief

    20 November 2023

    Widely used disclosure standard setters GRI and the International Sustainability Standards Board (ISSB) are not in competition, the CEO of the GRI has argued, adding that the debate over a key point of difference between the standards has become "boring".

  • ISSB's Faber: Double materiality should not be 'a battlefield'

    13 October 2023

    The chair of the International Sustainability Standards Board (ISSB) has said standard setters are not "in battle" over the decision of whether to incorporate 'double materiality' approaches, arguing that there is an urgent need to end this "divisive narrative".

  • '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

  • COP15: ISSB signals intent to ramp up work on nature

    15 December 2022

    The body developing international sustainability reporting standards has said it intends to ramp up efforts to include nature after it completes its work on climate, as it told attendees at the COP15 biodiversity conference that company value creation is inextricably linked to nature.

  • COP27: ISSB hails 'milestone' CDP, NZDPU tie-ups

    08 November 2022

    The International Sustainability Standards Board (ISSB) hailed "key milestone" agreements with the CDP and Net Zero Data Public Utility (NZDPU) it said will boost implementation of its standards.

  • ISSB's and EFRAG's climate standard could be fully aligned

    18 October 2022

    Chair Faber tells the ISSB's Sustainability Consultative Committee