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Open Public Consultation & Call for Evidence: Advancing Nature-related Financial Disclosures & Use of the CDSB Framework

January 13, 2020 |

This article was originally published on CDSB.

“CDSB invites comments from multi-stakeholders on how the CDSB Framework for reporting environmental & climate change information can be best used and adapted to help advance disclosure of nature-related financial information by organisations globally.

What is the purpose of this consultation?

The aim of the consultation is to advance the disclosure of nature-related financial information by organisations globally and explore the role of the CDSB Framework in this process.

Why now?

Building on the momentum of the Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD) and calls for increased nature-related financial disclosure, CDSB believes an opportunity exists to leverage established market-tested practices and frameworks to drive immediate action that meets the urgency of the challenge. Given the already complex corporate reporting landscape, minimising the emergence of new frameworks and market practices will be important to enhancing the effectiveness and uptake of nature-related disclosure at scale. The CDSB Framework already covers environmental and climate change reporting, is widely referenced in stock exchanges’ guidance globally and aligns with existing regulation.

How do I contribute?

The submission tool and all supporting consultation response documents can also be accessed on the right-hand side.

When is the submission deadline?

Date: 28 February 2020
Time: 12:00pm GMT

Who should participate?

This consultation is open and public, allowing multi-stakeholders to contribute their comments, including but not limited to: corporates, financial institutions, asset owners and managers, governments, civil society, academics, intergovernmental organisations, professional bodies and others.

Join the webinar:

CDSB will host a webinar on 28 January at 08.30 GMT and 16.30 GMT to discuss the consultation and gain your feedback.

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