The state of EU environmental disclosure in 2020

Join CDSB and speakers EU Commissioner Mairead McGuinness, Patrick de Cambourg, and Mardi McBrien to discuss the state of EU environmental disclosure in 2020, and the developing landscape of non-financial reporting in Europe.

Date: 7 December
Time: 11:00 CET // 10:00 GMT
Register: online

In our new report CDSB has taken a deep dive into the environmental disclosures of the largest listed companies in the EU. The third in the series, we pick up where our previous report ‘Falling Short?’ left off, comparing where we were then, and what progress has been made. 

Supported by the LIFE Programme of the European Union, CDSB reviewed the 2020 environmental disclosures of 50 of Europe’s largest listed companies, with a combined market capitalisation of US$3.5 trillion, under the EU Non-Financial Reporting Directive (NFRD), and the recommendations of the Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD).  

We will hear from the recently appointed European Commissioner Mairead McGuinness on the role of sustainable finance and corporate reporting in the economic recovery from Covid and the achievement of a European Capital Markets Union.  

Patrick de Cambourg, Chair of the EFRAG project taskforce on Preparatory Work for the Elaboration of Possible EU Non-Financial Reporting Standards, will provide an update on the development of the European Non-Financial Reporting Standard.  

Agenda:  

  • Welcome by Mardi McBrien, Managing Director, CDSB  
  • Keynote by Mairead McGuinness, EU Commissioner, Financial Services, Financial Stability and Capital Markets Union, European Commission  
  • Presentation of findings of CDSB’s review of 50 European Non-Financial Reports – Fiona Quinlan, Technical Manager, CDSB
  • Climate and environmental disclosure in Southern and Eastern Europe, findings of the Alliance for Corporate Transparency - Filip Gregor, Head of Responsible Companies Section at Frank Bold 
  • Policy recommendations based on findings – Axelle Blanchard, Policy Manager, CDSB  
  • Corporate priorities for the year ahead – Nontokozo Khumalo, Corporate Engagement Manager, CDSB  
  • Closing keynote: Patrick de Cambourg, Chair, EFRAG Project Task Force on Preparatory Work for the Elaboration of possible EU Non-financial Reporting Standards, President of the Autorité des normes comptables (ANC)
  • Close – Mardi McBrien, Managing Director, CDSB 

 

With the contribution of the LIFE Programme of the European Union

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