CSRD in review: what is next for companies?

Join us to discuss what the recent EU policy updates mean for corporates

Date: 28 July 2021
Time: 13:00 BST /// 14:00 CEST
Register: online

On 21 April 2021 the European Commission adopted measures to help improve the flow of money towards sustainable activities across the European Union. The Commission adopted a proposal for a Corporate Sustainability Reporting Directive (CSRD), which would amend the existing reporting requirements of the Non-Financial Reporting Directive.

Following a deep dive into specific environmental topics, including Biodiversity and Land use, Water, and Climate, CDSB will reveal its findings. We will discuss the recent updates to EU policy, examine what this means for corporates looking to improve sustainability reporting, and ultimately whether the new CSRD addresses the issues.

Speakers:

  • Fiona Quinlan - Senior Manager, TCFD Technical Capacity Building, CDSB
  • Axelle Blanchard - Policy Manager, CDSB
  • Yen-pei Chen - Corporate Reporting and Tax Subject Matter Expert, ACCA

Moderated by: Patrick Hanrahan - Communications Manager, CDSB

Agenda:

  • Update on CDSB findings in biodiversity and land use, water, and climate
  • EU Policy update on current CSRD draft
  • From theory to practice: what is working, what should be improved in the regulatory framework on corporate reporting?
  • Discussion on whether the current CSRD draft addresses the issues

With the contribution of the LIFE Programme of the European Union

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