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Final text of EU ESG laws released

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  MONDAY, 19 FEB 2024  |  NEWS
... least annually. Smaller ESG rating providers will have a reduced rules framework. On 7 February 2024, the European Parliament and Council of the EU reached a provisional deal on a draft directive amending the Corporate Sustainability Reporting Directive ...

Aussie investors prepare for new EU rules

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  WEDNESDAY, 7 FEB 2024  |  NEWS
... European Commission may seek to update the Sustainable Finance Disclosure Regulation (SFDR) regime. In June, the European Parliament holds an election, during which the European Parliament and EU member states will validate an agreement the legislate ...

Top 10 most-read articles of 2023

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  THURSDAY, 28 DEC 2023  |  NEWS
... August: Companies and investors came out with public statements on an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Voice to Parliament, with some questioning the effectiveness - and appropriateness - of such statements. #8: Australia joins COP28 gender and ...

ESG in 2024: key trends and legislative changes for the year ahead

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  THURSDAY, 28 DEC 2023  |  NEWS
... Adopters - companies that have indicated their intention to start adopting the Recommendations. In June, the European Parliament holds an election - which may have implications for the state of ESG globally - as will the 2024 US presidential election ...

Treasury proposes merger of accounting, audit bodies

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  MONDAY, 27 NOV 2023  |  NEWS
... standards broadly and specifically with regard to sustainability standards. Legislation was introduced into federal parliament in February to empower the Australian Accounting Standards Board (AASB) to develop sustainability standards, the Auditing and ...

Role for finance after No vote

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  THURSDAY, 26 OCT 2023  |  NEWS
Despite being voted down by the Australian public, the First Nations Voice to Parliament saw support from the private sector which viewed the federal advisory body as the next step for reconciliation. As the dust settles, experts say finance has an ...

AASB publishes climate-related disclosure standards draft

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  MONDAY, 23 OCT 2023  |  NEWS
... reporting for the time being." The two new standards are set to come into force in July, but requires legislation from Parliament to make climate reporting mandatory. Treasurer Jim Chalmers has previously announced that the federal government will do ...

Preparing to take advantage of the critical mineral story

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  WEDNESDAY, 18 OCT 2023  |  NEWS
... even if they come up with the [Investor Group on Climate Change] IGCC, and have their voices heard because members of parliament say they haven't heard from industry super funds that this is important. They need to hear what those policy signals need ...

New EU rules at the border and beyond

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  TUESDAY, 10 OCT 2023  |  NEWS
... Sustainability Reporting Directive (CSRD) slated for 2024. World-first European Green Bond standard European Members of Parliament have adopted a new voluntary standard for the use of a "European Green Bond" or "EuGP" label. It is the first standard ...

Social license or social-washing - weighing the value of public statements on the Voice

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  THURSDAY, 10 AUG 2023  |  NEWS
... Many companies and investors have come out with public statements on an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Voice to Parliament, with some questioning the effectiveness - and appropriateness - of such statements. Corporates are evaluating whether to ...
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