ASX companies in SSGA's sights over climate disclosureBY RACHEL ALEMBAKIS | THURSDAY, 13 JAN 2022 7:14PM
State Street Global Advisors (SSGA) has informed ASX-listed companies that they expect companies to make climate-related disclosures in line with the Task Force for Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD) framework, or face votes against directors.
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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.