Mandatory reporting

Are we headed towards mandatory climate disclosure?

CDSB's Technical Director, Nadine Robinson, examines signals from Government and the finance community about the need for mandatory disclosure and potential pathways for inclusion in national legislation.

A Debate At The Oxford Union: Should FASB And IASB Set Standards For Nonfinancial Information?

On December 11, 2018, a debate will be held at the Oxford Union regarding the “Motion: This House believes that corporate sustainability reporting should be mandated, and standardised by FASB and IASB, for it to be most useful for investors.” It will be chaired by Lady Lynn Forester de Rothschild. In proposition are Paul Druckman, Ian Mackintosh, Sir Callum McCarthy, and Anne Simpson. In opposition are Jonathan Bailey, Bob Herz, Harvey Pitt, and Tom Quaadman. The debate is free and open to the public as space permits.

Will Europe be first to adopt the TCFD recommendations?

On 31st January, the EU High-Level Expert Group on Sustainable Finance (HLEG) released its recommendations for Financing a Sustainable European Economy. This is a summary of and initial reactions to its recommendations around TCFD implementation.

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