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Exploring the implications of the Corporate Sustainability Reporting Directive

2 May 2022
Sustainable Finance

On Thursday, 28 April, AmCham EU hosted a plenary meeting on the Corporate Sustainability Reporting Directive (CSRD) and its international implications. The keynote speaker, Saskia Slomp, CEO, European Financial Reporting Advisory Group (EFRAG), presented EFRAG’s approach to the architecture of reporting standards and addressed questions on alignment with international standards in the Q&A session moderated by David Henry Doyle, Head of Government Affairs, S&P Global.

In the panel discussion that followed, discussions covered the CSRD proposal, highlighting the reporting challenges of non-EU exposures, the importance of data quality and the International Sustainability Standards Board’s exposure drafts. The discussion moderated by Jane Gimber, Head of Sustainability, FleishmanHillard, featured:

  • Florian Denis, Member of Cabinet, Cabinet of Commissioner McGuinness
  • Jelena Macura, Head of Sustainable Finance, European Chemical Industry Council and Member, EU Platform on Sustainable Finance
  • Granville Martin, Director of Global Regulatory Outreach, Value Reporting Foundation

In the days preceding the event, AmCham EU outlined key areas for refinement to the CSRD in a joint letter to Mairead McGuinness, Commissioner for Financial Stability, Financial Services and the Capital Markets Union, European Commission. Read the letter to learn more.