2021 theme in review: biodiversityBY RACHEL ALEMBAKIS | THURSDAY, 30 DEC 2021 6:19PM
Sitting in the liminal space between the old and the new year, it is a time to reflect on these issues and consolidate recent news into a narrative. One of these mega-issues is biodiversity.
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Singapore will issue its first sovereign green bond - the Green Singapore Government Securities (Infrastructure).
New Zealand's External Reporting Board (XRB) has released a final consultation paper on the mandatory Climate-related Disclosure standards that will come into force next year.
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The next UN Climate Change Conference (COP27) in November is expected to focus on implementing commitments made at last year's conference, with the role of countries like Australia as well as investors and business to become enhanced.
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POLICY ADVISER CORPORATE REGULATION
The accounting profession has evolved rapidly from being seen as just calculating debits and credits to a provider of holistic financial information, including ESG and climate risk metrics. In the last two decades, CPA Australia policy adviser corporate regulation John Purcell has participated in and guided that evolution, and sees the accounting profession as being fundamental to future developments around sustainability.