Sustainability Reporting Standards and Regulations

in partnership with GRI
Session Type
Session Themes
Sustainability Reporting
Room number
Hall 3 Room 9
Contact Email
20 October 2023
09:15 - 10:45 Abu Dhabi

This session will explore the latest global trends in sustainability reporting policy and regulatory developments and discuss the consequences for listed companies. The session will have a special focus on small and mid-sized companies around the world, which may fall directly in the scope of new sustainability reporting rules or be affected indirectly as members of global value chains.

The session will conclude with a conversation on how GRI and SSE can support stock exchanges, investors, rating agencies and listed companies prepare for this new level of transparency. The discussion is relevant for the broader investment community and its stakeholders.

Session themes

  • What are the latest global policy developments regarding reporting requirements for listed companies?
  • What are the main implications for listed companies; both direct and/or as suppliers to larger companies affected by new requirements?
  • What support is on hand for stock exchanges investors, rating agencies and listed companies?


Sustainability Reporting Director, e&
Co-Founder and Partner, InterBalance Consulting
Head, SSE Academy, UN SSE
Executive Director, Accounting for Sustainability Foundation
Lead, Sustainability Disclosure and Transparency Program, International Finance Corporation (IFC)
Chair, Small and Medium Practices Advisory Group, IFAC


Chief External Affairs Officer, Global Reporting Initiative (GRI)