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Global Accounting Body Hires Leaders in Building ESG Standards

Nov. 29, 2021, 4:12 PM

The body that runs the International Accounting Standards Board has hired two people with development banking and sustainable finance backgrounds as it prepares to launch the first binding sustainability reporting standards.

  • The IFRS Foundation, parent of both the IASB and the recently created International Sustainability Standards Board, announced it had appointed two new trustees Monday, one from the World Bank and the other head of sustainability at a Japanese investment bank. It also said that it had appointed former Finnish finance minister Erkki Liikanen for a second three-year term as chair.
  • Jorge Familiar has been made a trustee ...