Corporate Reporting

We can’t afford fragmented financial reporting

Hundreds of billions of dollars each year are spent on our fragmented financial reporting system. With CDSB’s announcement that it will sunset early next year and converge to form the International Sustainability Standards Board (ISSB), it is worth reflecting upon the foundational work CDSB and the sustainability reporting community have been involved in across the years, and how a great deal of it remains relevant to the future work of the ISSB.

The good, the bad and the ugly. What went down?

Last Thursday, CDSB hosted a webinar to look back at some of the common practices of TCFD reporting that have emerged, now that we have had the reporting standard for four years. From "sustain-a-babbling" to TCFD light (diet version), the panellists had seen it all and did not hold back the lassos. Here are some of the good, bad and ugly moments of this London Climate Action Week webinar event.

Covid inequalities highlight the pressing need for social reporting

The lasting impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on our personal lives is evident. Beginning with the loss of loved ones and extending to how we work, shop, and socialise. But what will the impact be to our societies and economies in the long run? The truth is that the long-term ramifications are far from clear.