Netherlands Bank backs IFRS plans for global sustainability standards

Climate agreement

The Netherlands Bank has backed plans by the International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) Foundation to set global sustainability reporting standards,

In September, the IFRS Foundation issued a consultation paper, outlining a proposed framework for sustainability reporting. According to the Netherlands Bank, the IFRS is “ideally suited” for the role.

“The reporting of such information on climate risks and sustainability indicators is most effective when it is aligned with the

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