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Canadian Sustainability Standards Board

About the CSSB

The Canadian Sustainability Standards Board (CSSB) works with the International Sustainability Standards Board (ISSB) to support the uptake of ISSB standards in Canada, highlight key issues for the Canadian context, and facilitate interoperability between ISSB standards and any forthcoming CSSB standards.

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Contact the CSSB

Lisa French
Vice-President, Sustainability Standards,
Financial Reporting & Assurance Standards Canada
[email protected]

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Why are international sustainability disclosures standards needed and what role does the CSSB play in their development and adoption? Watch this video to get a deeper understanding of the CSSB’s role.


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September 14, 2023 News
Media Release – Canadian Sustainability Standards Board continues its momentum welcoming 3 new members; meets with International Sustainability Standards Board

The Canadian Sustainability Standards Board (CSSB) grows in strength – with the appointment of three new members – and meets with the International Sustainability Standards Board (ISSB) in Montreal on September 14-15, 2023. In addition to fostering its relationship with the international board, the CSSB will discuss its strategy to support the uptake of IFRS S1 General Requirements for Disclosure of Sustainability-related Financial Information and S2 Climate-related Disclosures in Canada.

September 8, 2023 News, Resource, Sustainability
CSSB Response – ISSB Consultation on Agenda Priorities

The CSSB has responded to the ISSB Request for Information, Consultation on Agenda Priorities, following four months of engagement with Canadian individuals and groups. The letter includes detailed responses to select questions, along with three key messages from our market outreach. Find out more.

August 31, 2023 News
Top 5 FAQs – Independent Review Committee on Standard Setting in Canada Final Report Recommendations

Read these top 5 frequently asked questions as both a reminder and update in advance of coming decisions related to the IRCSS’ Final Report – decisions that will pave the way forward for standard setting in Canada for years to come.