The IFRS Foundation is proposed as the body that is “optimally positioned” to lead and coordinate the creation of a new sustainability standards board.
A new IOSCO taskforce will work to identify commonalities across sustainability disclosure standards from across the world to develop principles-based guidelines.
A new NGFS workstream being created will identify missing data items needed for effective climate-related and environmental risk analysis.
The Alliance has been established to increase funding channels for green projects and guide government policies and investment projects.
From 2024, all financial firms and listed companies with paid-in capital over $340mn will be required to have at least one-third of their boards made up of independent directors.
The action plan seeks to promote green and sustainable financial markets, improve ESG disclosures, and establish a classification standard for the financial industry.
The task force will establish a monitoring system for climate-related financial risks, lead efforts to boost investment in green industries, and promote ESG investing in Korea.
The NGFS membership will strengthen BSP’s collaboration with central banks and supervisors on the effective management of climate risks in the financial sector.
The National Green Development Fund will be used to invest in key areas of green development along the Yangtze River Economic Belt.
The derivatives market can contribute in the transition towards a low-carbon economy, due its ability to facilitate capital-raising via the hedging of risks related to sustainable investments.
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