Sustainability Standards Advisory Forum membership announced

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21 Dec 2022

The Sustainability Standards Advisory Forum (SSAF) composition has been announced and will include representatives from thirteen jurisdictions and regions. The SSAF goal is to provide the ISSB with technical advice in the development of ISSB’s standard-setting.

Members include:

  • Africa:
    • Pan African Federation of Accountants (PAFA)
  • Americas:
    • Brazilian Committee of Sustainability Pronouncements (CBPS)
    • CPA Canada (as interim prior to the establishment of the Canadian Sustainability Standards Board (CSSB))
    • Group of Latin American Accounting Standard Setters (GLASS)
    • Mexican Financial Reporting Standards Board (CINIF)
  • Asia-Oceania:
    • Accounting Regulatory Department, Ministry of Finance of People's Republic of China (ARD)
    • Institute of Chartered Accountants India (ICAI)
    • Korea Accounting Institute (KAI) and the Financial Services Commission (FSC)
    • Saudi Organization for Chartered and Professional Accountants (SOCPA)
    • Sustainability Standards Board of Japan (SSBJ)
  • Europe:
    • European Financial Reporting Advisory Group (EFRAG)
    • Swiss State Secretariat for International Finance (SIF)
    • UK Financial Reporting Council

In addition, the SSAF will have three observers from European Commission, IOSCO and the United States Securities and Exchange Commission and selected meetings with the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI).

For more information, see the press release on the IFRS Foundation website.

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