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April 10, 2024

Resource, Webinar

On-demand Webinar – Proposed Canadian Sustainability Disclosure Standards and Criteria for Modification Framework

Watch our on-demand webinar to learn about the Exposure Drafts on proposed Canadian Sustainability Disclosure Standards (CSDS) 1 & 2, and to help prepare your response for our key documents.

April 1, 2024

News

Canada’s Reporting and Assurance Oversight Councils Announce Transition to Single Oversight Council for Streamlined Standard Setting

Canada’s reporting and assurance oversight councils are pleased to announce the establishment of the Reporting & Assurance Standards Oversight Council (the Oversight Council), an important step towards enhancing standard-setting efficiency and connectivity in Canada.   

March 13, 2024

Document for Comment, News

CSSB Exposure Draft - Canadian Sustainability Disclosure Standard (CSDS) 1: General Requirements for Disclosure of Sustainability-related Financial Information

The Canadian Sustainability Standards Board (CSSB) wants your feedback on its Exposure Draft, CSDS 1, General Requirements for Disclosure of Sustainability-related Financial Information. Read our Exposure Draft and submit your comments to have your say in the adoption of sustainability disclosure standards in Canada. We welcome feedback until June 10, 2024.

March 13, 2024

Document for Comment, News

CSSB Exposure Draft - Canadian Sustainability Disclosure Standard (CSDS) 2: Climate-related Disclosures

The Canadian Sustainability Standards Board (CSSB) wants your feedback on its Exposure Draft, CSDS 2, Climate-related Disclosures. The Standard includes proposed requirements for disclosing climate-related risks and opportunities. Read our Exposure Draft and submit your comments to have your say in the adoption of sustainability disclosure standards in Canada. We welcome feedback until June 10, 2024.

March 13, 2024

News, Document for Comment

CSSB Consultation Paper – Proposed Criteria for Modification Framework

The Canadian Sustainability Standards Board (CSSB) Consultation Paper, Proposed Criteria for Modification Framework, is now open for comment. The Paper sets out how the Board proposes to introduce changes, if required, to IFRS Sustainability Disclosure Standards for use in Canada. Submit your comments to the CSSB by June 10, 2024

March 13, 2024

News

Media Release – Canadian Sustainability Standards Board Announces First Canadian Sustainability Disclosure Standards for Public Consultation

Canada’s first proposed Canadian Sustainability Disclosure Standards (CSDS) are out for public comment until June 10, 2024. Exposure Drafts on CSDS 1, General Requirements for Disclosure of Sustainability-related Financial Information, and CSDS 2, Climate-related Disclosures align with the 2023-released IFRS S1 and S2 global baselines, with modifications introduced to align with Canadian-specific needs. Also out for comment is a paper discussing how the CSSB proposes to introduce changes, if required, to IFRS Sustainability Disclosure Standards for use in Canada. The Board will be offering a variety of ways to take part in the consultation, ensuring a wide range of perspectives are considered before finalizing the proposals.

March 13, 2024

Resource, In Brief

In Brief – A plain and simple overview of the recently issued Exposure Drafts, “Canadian Sustainability Disclosure Standard (CSDS) 1, General Requirements for Disclosure of Sustainability-related Financial Information” and “CSDS 2, Climate-related Disclosures

The CSSB has issued two Exposure Drafts, “CSDS 1, General Requirements for Disclosure of Sustainability-related Financial Information,” and “CSDS 2, Climate-related Disclosures.” This webpage provides a plain and simple overview of the Exposure Drafts and ways you can provide your input.

February 6, 2024

News

Canadian Sustainability Standards Board to launch public consultation, advancing adoption of sustainability disclosure standards in Canada

The Canadian Sustainability Standards Board (CSSB) will launch a public consultation to advance the adoption of sustainability standards in Canada. In March 2024, three key documents will be issued for public comment that will shape Canada's first sustainability standards: drafts of the proposed CSDS 1 and CSDS 2, and a paper discussing how the CSSB proposes to introduce changes to IFRS Sustainability Disclosure Standards for use in Canada. We will offer opportunities to share feedback in a variety of ways.

January 10, 2024

International Activity, News

Canadian Sustainability Standards Board and the Sustainability Standards Board of Japan hold inaugural bilateral meeting in Montreal

Representatives of the Canadian Sustainability Standards Board (CSSB) and the Sustainability Standards Board of Japan (SSBJ) held their inaugural bilateral meeting on January 9, 2024, in Montreal, Canada. The Boards provided updates on their respective activities and discussed agenda items such as issues related to the implementation of IFRS Sustainability Disclosure Standards (ISSB Standards). Read the press release, available in English.

November 30, 2023

Meeting Summary

CSSB Decision Summary – July to November 2023

The CSSB held its initial meetings from July to November 2023. It focused on setting up operations and advancing the adoption of sustainability disclosure standards in Canada – developing the first Canadian Sustainability Disclosure Standards to be released for public comment in March 2024.