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On 3 November 2021, at COP26, the IFRS Foundation Trustees announced the creation of the International Sustainability Standards Board (ISSB).
The ISSB will deliver a global baseline of sustainability disclosures to meet capital market needs.
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The IFRS Foundation is inviting tenders for a global executive search firm to assist with the search and appointment of a new Chair of the International Accounting Standards Board.
This will be to succeed the current Chair (Hans Hoogervorst) when his second and final term comes to end on 30 June 2021. The selected firm will support the Trustee Nominating Committee and Foundation staff with all activities relating to the search and appointment of a new Chair.
Interested firms are asked to submit a written proposal outlining how they meet the requirements outlined by 5 April 2019.
After the proposals have been received, firms shall be invited to briefly meet with Foundation staff in April 2019. A shortlist of firms will then be identified and asked to present their proposal to members of the Trustee Nominating Committee and senior Foundation staff in May 2019. The successful firm will be appointed in June 2019. Precise timings will be confirmed.
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