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Mark Carney urges UK government to ‘endorse’ ISSB standards

Mark Carney, UN special envoy for climate action and finance at the United Nations, at an interview in Davos
Mark Carney: ‘It’s possible that mandatory disclosure is not really going to come into place [in the UK] until 2027, when in other major jurisdictions — the EU, Australia, Singapore, Japan, Hong Kong — it’s 2025’ (Photo: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg)

Climate change should be a priority for the UK’s financial authorities, says the former Bank of England governor

The UK government should “get on” with endorsing the International Sustainability Standards Board’s sustainability disclosure standards, says Mark Carney, former governor of the Bank of England and current UN special envoy for climate action and finance.

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