• AI to the rescue on ESG surveys

    08 January 2024

    EthicsAnswer's machine learning tool automates responses to sustainability survey responses, to help reduce the workload of sustainability departments

  • US rolls out beneficial ownership reporting regime

    04 January 2024

    Treasury's regulation commences requirements to disclose under Corporate Transparency Act

  • France moves first on CSRD transposition

    03 January 2024

    Directive incorporated into national framework, with jail time included as a potential punishment for non-compliance

  • SASB Standards and the Swiss Army knife: investors tell ISSB to 'MacGyver' its way forward

    03 January 2024

    New investor feedback suggests that SASB and the 'all-in-one' IFRS S1 is a Swiss Army knife that the ISSB can use to 'MacGyver' a plan for its agenda priorities. No need for an arsenal of thematic standards, investors mull.

  • Accountants on the front line of whistleblower protection

    28 December 2023

    The crucial role of finance professionals in ensuring whistleblowers are protected from harm

  • UK rolls out second phase of public sector TCFD reporting

    20 December 2023

    Treasury consulting on application guidance for climate-related metrics and targets, setting out disclosure requirements for central government bodies

  • NGOs push back against sectoral ESRS delays

    19 December 2023

    Arguing proposal would increase burden on companies and lead to less comparable disclosures

  • ISSB sent back to drawing board on implementation guide

    19 December 2023

    Publication of guide delayed by five months

  • EU reaches political agreement on CSDDD

    15 December 2023

    Trilogue negotiations concluded, with partial carve-out for finance sector

  • Last push to strengthen due diligence in finance sector ahead of CSDDD Trilogue

    13 December 2023

    NGOs and civil society organisations have urged the EU to include the financial sector in the scope of the Due Diligence Directive, after pushback from member states