Investors outline roadmap for mandatory climate disclosureBY RACHEL ALEMBAKIS | TUESDAY, 29 JUN 2021 3:13PM
Major global investor networks including the Investor Group on Climate Change (IGCC) have outlined a plan to bring mandatory financial disclosure of climate change risks to Australia over the next four years.Read more: TCFD, Investor Group on Climate Change, Paul Simpson, Climate Change Authority, APRA, ASIC, ASX Corporate Governance Council, Commonwealth Treasury, Council of Financial Regulators, Erwin Jackson, PRI, Fiona Reynolds
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