Driving ESG standards and transition: the role of the regulator
ESG standards, disclosure frameworks and regulations have mushroomed in the past few years. While this shows a growing commitment to transitioning to net zero, it creates complexity for financial institutions and divergence in the tools, definitions and metrics used to implement ESG.
This roundtable with the Financial Conduct Authority will discuss the role of the regulator in driving convergence in ESG standards. Transparency, trust and driving a market-led transition have been key themes of the FCA’s work on climate change and ESG. Mark Manning, technical specialist, sustainable finance and stewardship, will discuss the FCA’s business plans, strategy and expectations. He will explore the impact that the now mandatory Task Force on Climate-Related Financial Disclosures will have on the UK financial sector, the tools required for transitioning and the creation of the International Sustainability Standards Board.
Mark Manning, Technical Specialist, Sustainable Finance and Stewardship, Financial Conduct Authority
This meeting will be conducted under the OMFIF Rules.
Please note that this in-person meeting will be held in London. Further details regarding the venue will be made available to attendees shortly.
This discussion is part of the OMFIF Sustainable Policy Institute. The SPI is a high level community which brings together central banks, sovereign funds, public pension funds, and their counterparts in asset management, banking and professional services to explore policy, regulatory and investment challenges posed by environmental, social and governance themes. See more information on OMFIF’s SPI here.