• View of Edinburgh

    Rethinking Financial Accounting for Carbon

    With a plethora of standards hampering progress in carbon accounting, a 2 day workshop was held on January 14-15 to follow up on Dr Heather Lovell’s 2010 paper on the Multiple Frames of Carbon Accounting* and discuss how to move forward with carbon financial accounting. Can we rely on existing standards or is there a need to start from the ground up?

  • Using CDSB’s Framework just became even easier

    A Guide to assist companies using our Framework is now available. Developed in Partnership with the ACCA, the Guide aims to help people tasked with integrating climate change information in financial reports. Read on to find look at how to make the most of communicating climate change in financial reports and ensure its relevance for the investment community.

  • Law books

    Upcoming changes in the UK Regulation Landscape

    In April 2013, the UK Government will be introducing new additions to the Companies Act 2006 on reporting GHG emissions and information regarding environmental matters. For answers to questions and to find out how to make the most of the mandate, join our webinar on April 25.

  • Climate Change in Integrated Reporting

    Report Released: Climate Change: Your journey to Integrated Reporting

    March 1, Johannesburg Stock Exchange: CDSB, in partnership with Promethium Carbon, have released their new report ‘Climate Change: Your journey to Integrated Reporting’. The report aligns the principles of Integrated Reporting with the Climate Change Reporting Framework and is a helpful tool for those thinking about integrated corporate reporting.

  • Climate Change - Your Journey to Integrated Reporting

    Promethium Carbon and the Climate Disclosure Standards Board (CDSB) have developed this publication to provide CEOs, CFOs, reporting committees and internal auditors with a reference tool on integrated and climate change-related reporting.

  • Canary Wharf

    UK proposed narrative reporting regulations response

    CDP and CDSB support BIS’ objectives to provide clarity on narrative disclosure requirements and to streamline existing arrangements. However, we encourage BIS to define exactly meant by the words “business model” and “strategy”, as well as clarify whether the upcoming GHG reporting regulations qualify as compliance with the requirements outlined in this update.CDP and CDSB has reponded to the consultation on the draft update to narrative reporting requirements in the UK. Click here to download the full response.

  • New technology for climate change reporting now available to trial

    London, UK – November 6th 2012: The Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) and the Climate Disclosure Standards Board (CDSB), a special project of CDP’s, today release an XBRL climate change reporting taxonomy. This is designed to transform the way companies report their climate change information by making the process easier and more streamlined. It will also facilitate the future integration of climate change data into mainstream financial reports by enabling easy extraction of material climate information.