Knowledge Bank: Insights

31 08, 2023

ESRS, CSRD and the European Commission

2023-08-31T13:22:17+00:00August 31, 2023|Insights|

The EU Commission has announced their adoption of the European Sustainability Reporting Standards (ESRS), which falls under the EU Corporate Sustainable Reporting Directive (CSRD), but what does that mean? In this blog we dive into the history of these new frameworks and directives and what they will mean for the European Economic Area (EEA).

21 06, 2023

10 Year Audit – A Decade of Platform Assurance

2023-06-21T15:41:46+00:00June 21, 2023|Insights|

As we celebrate a decade of being audit-ready, we reflect on our journey and the milestones we have achieved. The concept of Audit-Ready, pioneered by Dr. Richard Tipper has guided our commitment to platform assurance. We are excited to continue pushing boundaries, setting standards, and delivering excellence in the ever-evolving landscape of sustainability reporting and compliance.

25 05, 2023

Ecometrica x BSI

2023-05-25T09:08:58+00:00May 25, 2023|Insights|

Ecometrica is excited to announce its strategic partnership with BSI, the business improvement and standards company. Through the joint development of an innovative module called Climate Connect, hosted on the BSI Connect platform, BSI clients will have access to a comprehensive GHG accounting module, transforming the way they measure, monitor, and report their environmental impacts.

9 05, 2023

What you need to know about the EU CSRD

2023-05-09T16:05:04+00:00May 9, 2023|Insights|

The EU Corporate Sustainability Reporting Directive (CSRD) is a new reporting framework that will be rolled out in a phased approach from 2024 in Europe. This new regulation is going to replace and improve the previous corporate sustainability reporting policy called Non-Financial Reporting Directive (NFRD), which some companies have already been following.

13 04, 2023

The OSFI’s climate risk management requirements

2023-05-03T08:56:00+00:00April 13, 2023|Insights|

The Canadian Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions (OSFI) released their final Guidelines on Climate Risk Management on March 7th, 2023. These new requirements set out expectations for how Canadian financial institutions should manage and disclose their climate-related impacts and risks to improve resilience of the financial system. All federally-regulated financial institutions will be required to publicly disclose their climate-related governance, risk management, strategy, and metrics and targets, following the TCFD (Task Force for Climate-related Financial Disclosures) framework.

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