The new International Sustainability Standards Board’s first proposals


April 28, 2022, 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM EDT
Virtual Event

Nicolas Véron (PIIE), Sue Lloyd (International Sustainability Standards Board) and Michelle Edkins (BlackRock Investment Stewardship)

Event Summary

On March 31, 2022, the newly established International Sustainability Standards Board (ISSB) started a consultation on its first two proposed standards, one on general sustainability-related disclosure requirements, and the other on climate-related disclosure requirements. We review the ISSB's planned next steps, simultaneous developments in individual jurisdictions such as the European Union and the United States, and what it means for companies and investors.

Joining this episode of Financial Statements were:


Nicolas Véron
Senior Fellow, Peterson Institute for International Economics (PIIE)


  • Sue Lloyd
    Vice-Chair, International Sustainability Standards Board
  • Michelle Edkins
    Managing Director, BlackRock Investment Stewardship



About This Series

Financial Statements is a biweekly virtual event series hosted by Nicolas Véron that explores changes in the world of finance, encompassing themes of financial services regulation, corporate finance and governance, systemic fragility and crises, and structural changes driving business and policy trends in the financial sector.