ISSB (International Sustainability Standards Board)

Our latest insight into the development and implementation of the ISSB standards. Launched in 2021 by the IFRS Foundation, the International Sustainability Standards Board (ISSB) is aiming to create a global baseline for climate and sustainability disclosures. This page features news and analysis on global uptake of the S1 and S2 standards, next priorities for the ISSB, interoperability with other frameworks, and what this means for investors.

LATEST ISSB COVERAGE

Responsible Investor launches ISSB Adoption Tracker

RI is tracking the jurisdictions adopting the ISSB standards, implementation deadlines and assurance requirements.

ESG round-up: Germany to abstain from CSDDD Council of the EU vote

The latest developments in sustainable finance: Nigeria launches consultation on ISSB standards; BoA removes explicit mentions of bans on financing coal and Arctic drilling.

Consultation on draft Canadian sustainability standards to launch in March

Canadian Sustainability Standards Board close to approving draft standards based on the ISSB.
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Sustainability standards: Will 2024 be the year of interoperability?

At the end of a big year for sustainability reporting standards, RI looks ahead to likely developments for the next 12 months.

ISSB to outline range of adoption ‘pathways’ for countries in early 2024, says Faber

In an interview with RI, Emmanuel Faber dismisses the idea that differences in adoption undermine the global baseline and gives his definition of interoperability.

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