Investors have 'sleepless nights' over net zero targets tied to estimated data
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
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
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'
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'
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
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
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
Chair Faber tells the ISSB's Sustainability Consultative Committee