A voluntary, globally consistent Code of Conduct for the growing demand for reliable ESG ratings and data products.
In the face of rising levels of money laundering due to both, geopolitical risks and the changing nature of illicit finance, the time to ensure a robust and effective anti-money laundering (AML) regime globally is now.
The IRSG believes that it is crucial that the ISSB works to support global adoption and consistent implementation of IFRS S1 and IFRS S2 standards.
Farmida Bi CBE, partner at Norton Rose Fulbright and the firm’s Europe, Middle East and Asia (EMEA) Chair, has been appointed as Chair of the IRSG Council
Concerns on cloud sovereignty requirements currently being discussed as a key element of the EU Cybersecurity Certification Scheme for Cloud Services (EUCS).
Consultation on Draft Code of Conduct for Environmental, Social and Governance (“ESG”) Ratings and Data Product Providers
Increased demand for sustainable investments, and on understanding the sustainable credentials of such investments, has markedly increased the importance of ESG rating and data products in investment decision making.
IRSG Response to the HM Treasury Consultation on the Future Regulatory Regime for ESG Ratings Providers
Supporting the overall direction of travel proposed in the consultation and increased regulation of ESG rating potential or actual conflicts of interest, and ultimately improving product quality and outcomes for rating users.
IRSG is ready to explore together with the BoE and the market what problems retail CBDC aims to solve and (if warranted), through this intermediate step of exploration, clearly articulate the value a digital pound can bring.
Response following the publication of the Update to the Green Finance Strategy, marking a significant step forward in the UK’s move towards a greener future.