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Blog | 27 Sep 2023

Understand the Requirements of this First Set of European Sustainability Reporting Standards

Mark Vaessen, KPMG Partner in The Netherlands, looks at key features of the final European Sustainability Reporting Standards and interoperability with international standard-settings initiatives. From FY24, companies will be required to provide granular sustainability information.

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Blog | 25 Sep 2023

Keeping Pace with Climate Risk and Opportunity: A Brunswick blog

Brunswick convened high-level discussions during New York Climate Week on the financial industries’ role in the climate transition. This blog captures reflections from those in attendance, and industry views on the most material developments announced throughout the week as focus intensifies on the role of finance in the climate transition.

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Blog | 20 Sep 2023

Nature Disclosures will 'Become the Norm'

The final TNFD recommendations were launched at New York Climate Week 2023. Toby Roxburgh, ICAEW’s Sustainability Manager, Nature and Biodiversity, explains what this means and why it matters.

Blog | 19 Sep 2023

Five tips for your annual reports

With extensive expertise chairing multiple FTSE350 boards, as an investor and pension fund trustee, Chapter Zero Supporting Chair Sarah Bates shares her top five tips for this annual reporting season.

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Blog | 15 Sep 2023

EU Green Deal vs. US Inflation Reduction Act

In this blog, André Guedel and Olivier Eichenberger, KPMG Switzerland, explore the different types of incentives for innovation, sustainable industrialization and decarbonization in the EU and the USA.

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Blog | 22 Aug 2023

How Firms Can Prepare for the Anti-Greenwashing Rule

The FCA is expected to publish its policy statement on Sustainability Disclosure Requirements (SDR) for wealth, fund and asset managers in Q4 2023. Michael Johnson and Daniel Barry of KPMG UK offer five proactive steps for firms to consider.

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Blog | 4 Aug 2023

European Sustainability Reporting Standards

Deloitte's blog on European Sustainability Reporting Standards: unpacking the commission’s first delegated act.

Blog | 18 Jul 2023

Net zero: From good intentions to real change

Mark Bryant, Consultant for The Berkeley Partnership and the primary author of the Chapter Zero Board Toolkit, reflects on what he’s learned from his experiences of helping clients on their journey to net zero.

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Blog | 13 Jul 2023

Executive pay and climate change

The key question explored in this Institute of Directors blog is: are we asking the right questions on executive remuneration?

Blog | 12 Jul 2023

Why should non-executive directors care about transition planning?

Ashley Alder, Chair of the Financial Conduct Authority, talks to Chapter Zero about why the net zero transition is such an important area of focus, why non-executive directors should care and where we go from here.

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Blog | 4 Jul 2023

A boards-eye view of the net zero transition

Reflecting on our popular roundtable series with Deloitte, Oliver Hemming shares six takeaways from attendees on implementing a successful net zero transition.

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Blog | 1 Jul 2023

United Nations: Finance & Justice

In many respects, climate finance, when it is sufficient and invested in the right ways, is a path to climate justice. How can it happen? The UN Secretary-General's Acceleration Agenda for 2023 outlines six critical actions for governments, businesses and financial leaders.