Preparing for ESG Disclosures and NYSE Climate & Capital Conference Preview
July 31, 2023
On June 26, 2023, the International Sustainability Standards Board (ISSB) issued their inaugural global sustainability disclosure standards at the New York Stock Exchange, “ushering in a new era of sustainability-related disclosures in capital markets worldwide. The Standards will help to improve trust and confidence in company disclosures about sustainability to inform investment decisions. And for the first time, the Standards create a common language for disclosing the effect of climate-related risks and opportunities on a company’s prospects.”
Elizabeth King, President of Sustainable Finance and Chief Regulatory Officer at NYSE’s parent company ICE, was on hand for the event, and sat down with Jeff to talk about the launch of the ISSB disclosures, ICE’s sustainable finance business and background, and this year’s Climate & Capital Conference at the NYSE, hosted by ICE, Gitterman Asset Management, Accenture, and fintech.tv during climate week NYC.
We are also pleased to offer you a complimentary livestream invitation to the conference, which will take place on Wednesday, September 20th. This year’s agenda will be centered around three interconnected themes: adaptation, innovation, and regulation (“AIR”).
Over the next decade, we believe industry professionals will face increasing exposure to both known and emerging risks, including physical climate risk, biodiversity loss, large-scale human migration, and changing regulatory frameworks.
Advances in environmental technologies and new ideas for improving the effectiveness of government policies are likely to shift the landscape even further. The 2023 Climate & Capital Conference will provide attendees with practical tools to navigate climate-related challenges and opportunities.
The conference will include a series of panels, fireside chats, and interactive discussions with industry leaders around strategies for both mitigating risk and fostering innovation to reduce emissions and build resilience for the world’s most vulnerable communities.
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