On 31st January 2022, the Climate Disclosure Standards Board (CDSB) was consolidated into the IFRS Foundation to support the work of the newly established International Sustainability Standards Board (ISSB). While this site and its resources remain relevant for preparers looking to improve sustainability disclosure until such time as the ISSB issues its IFRS Sustainability Disclosure Standards on such topics, no further work or guidance will be produced or published by CDSB. For further information please visit the IFRS website.

A Sustainable Finance Plan for Europe, the Reporting Exchange & more

CDSB's newsletter rounds up the key updates from our network and our most recent work

Sustainable Finance Plan launched to tackle the European investment crisis

CDSB supported the development and launch of a Sustainable Finance Plan to solve Europe's investment crisis, providing a series of recommendations for the European Commission's expert group on sustainable finance.

The plan was launched last week in collaboration with a consortium of European sustainable finance organisations.

Press release | Read the plan

CDSB wins Finance for the Future award

CDSB received the Finance for the Future award in the Public and Third sector category, for delivering 'something of vital importance that others have spoken about but not acted upon for years.'

This further recognition of our work came only one week after receiving the Sustainability Champion of the Year award by the Accountant and International Accounting Bulleting magazines.

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New GRI Sustainability Reporting Standards: we're moving past "box-ticking"

Last month the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) launched new standards for sustainability reporting. CDSB welcomes the launch of the standards as a tool to support mainstream corporate reporting, enhance efficient capital allocation and improve corporate performance.

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Webinar: The Reporting Exchange

Join the WBCSD and CDSB on 15 November to learn more about this new platform and how reporters, investors and regulators can benefit from it. 

The Reporting Exchange provides a comprehensive set of free, accessible and reliable information on what, how and where to report sustainability information. The beta version of the plaftorm will be open for contributions and feedback in December 2016.

Register here for this webinar

Webinar: The Changing Regulatory Landscape of Mainstream Reporting

Join CDSB and We Mean Business: Commit to Action on 22 November for this new webinar.

With a fast-changing policy environment, we will walk you through the key steps to take to be prepared for the upcoming regulatory changes, to ensure companies report climate change information in their mainstream reports in an effective and decision-useful way.

Register here for this webinar