– Mark Carney, former Governor of Bank of England
Over the past few years, the pace of climate action has been rapidly accelerating globally. Most recently, the UK Government set out an ambitious ten-point-plan to ‘build back better’ and play its part in tackling climate change. It’s very timely, that the Financial Reporting Council (FRC) have also recently published the findings from its Climate Thematic.
The FRC’s reports detail its Reporting Lab’s findings on how boards, companies, auditors, investors and professional associations are doing when it comes to addressing the governance and reporting of climate change issues.
Split across five detailed documents and a summary, the thematic focusses on five key questions:
We recently hosted a webinar to mark the publication of the findings. The event included a summary of the reports’ key findings from Phil Fitz-Gerald, Director of the FRC’s Financial Reporting Lab.
The session was moderated by our Head of Reporting, Karen Almeida.
We’ve summarised a selection of the panel’s responses to questions posed on the day. Download it here.
A huge amount was covered on the day, with many additional questions from attendees. As a result, we’ll be providing a summary of each panellist’s perspectives, as well as responses to some additional questions as a series of posts over the coming weeks.