IAASB seeking views on extended external reporting assurance

Source: , 4 March 2019

The International Auditing and Assurance Standards Board (IAASB) is seeking feedback on progress in developing draft guidance in the first phase of a project to develop guidelines for assurance on extended external reporting (EER) The IAASB is consulting on its >>> read more

NIRI encourages disclosure of company-specific ESG metrics

Source: NIRI, 1 February 2019

The National Investor Relations Institute (NIRI) announced a new policy statement that articulates NIRI’s views on non-financial disclosure by companies regarding ESG (environmental, social, and governance) issues, otherwise known as “corporate sustainability.” NIRI recognizes that ESG information is becoming increasingly integrated into >>> read more

FRC (UK) strengthens Stewardship Code to targets climate disclosure

Source: , 30 January 2019

The Financial Reporting Council (FRC) is consulting on a new Stewardship Code that sets substantially higher expectations for investor stewardship policy and practice. The Code will focus on how effective stewardship delivers sustainable value for beneficiaries, the economy and society. The new >>> read more