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ISSB Seeks Applicants to Fill 11 Seats

The search is on for members to sit on the IFRS Foundation’s recently created International Sustainability Standards Board (ISSB). The Foundation said it is looking for applicants to fill 11 seats on the ISSB, which is chaired by former Danone and Ryanair executive Emmanuel Faber. The board will eventually comprise 14 members including Faber and a vice chairman, who is to be selected soon. The creation of the ISSB – seen by many as major step towards creating a global set of standards for ESG reporting – was announced at the COP26 UN climate summit in November.

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