What we do

We offer companies a framework for reporting environmental information with the same rigour as financial information. In turn this helps them to provide investors with decision-useful environmental information via the mainstream corporate report, enhancing the efficient allocation of capital. Regulators also benefit from compliance-ready materials.

CDSB Framework

The CDSB reporting framework sets out an approach to reporting environmental information & natural capital in mainstream reports, such as the annual report, 10-K filing or integrated report. Find out more...

Reporting guidance

We develop guidance to assist report preparers in presenting clear, concise and comparable information in the mainstream report. Find out more...

Commit to implement the TCFD recommendations

The statement is an expression of collective commitment by a leading group of companies and institutional investors to commit to implement the recommendations of the Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures within three years. It is a recognition that, because climate change is beginning to affect economic activity in various ways, it has become critical to understand the financial implications of climate change, irrespective of how they view its moral or societal implications. Find out more...

Reporting technology

eXtensible Business Reporting Language (XBRL) is a digital reporting language that structures data consistently to improve its analysis and inform capital allocation decisions. CDSB has developed a digital version of the CDSB Reporting Framework as the new standard for climate change reporting aimed at investors. Find out more...

Reporting policy

CDSB develops a standards-ready Framework for reporting environmental information & natural capital with rigorous due process to ensure it is fit for implementation into mandatory reporting requirements. Find out more...