Ethical Corp: Making Sense of Standards

1 May 2018 2:24 PM | Mary Adams (Administrator)

This post on the takeaways from Day 2 of the 8 Takeaways from the second day of the Responsible Business Summit summarizes a panel on reporting:

7 It's rare that the top reporting frameworks share a platform. But the Matthew Welch of the Sustainability Accounting Standards Board, Richard Howitt of the International Integrated Reporting Council, Simon Messenger of the Carbon Disclosure Standards Board and Tim Mohin of the Global Reporting Initiative took to the stage in an effort to dispel confusion about the alphabet soup of standards now crowding the reporting landscape

The post also shares an update from Richard Howitt on IIRC efforts:

We aren't just talking about harmonisation and collaboration; we are actually doing it .... And this year we are on the verge of putting together a joint project to align different frameworks, starting with the TCFD [Taskforce on Climate-related Financial Disclosure], which we will be announcing in the next couple of weeks. It will be the biggest signal back to the market that this alignment is taking place.

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