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On 3 November 2021, at COP26, the IFRS Foundation Trustees announced the creation of the International Sustainability Standards Board (ISSB).
On 26 June 2023 the ISSB issued its inaugural standards—IFRS S1 and IFRS S2—ushering in a new era of sustainability-related disclosures in capital markets worldwide.
The International Accounting Standards Board (IASB) and International Sustainability Standards Board (ISSB) are seeking candidates to join the IFRS Taxonomy Consultative Group (ITCG) from 1 August 2023.
Successful candidates will be appointed for a term of one, two or three years. Members are eligible for reappointment, but a member can serve for no more than six years.
The ITCG is an expert consultative group that advises both the IASB and ISSB on their digital taxonomies and related activities.
ITCG members play an important role in reviewing IFRS Taxonomy publications and files as part of the IFRS Foundation’s due process. Members will also help to develop an IFRS sustainability disclosure taxonomy.
The ITCG generally meets in person once a year, and virtually three times each year. The meetings of the ITCG are open to the public.
Members will be selected to balance a variety of geographical and functional backgrounds. Given the current composition of the ITCG, we particularly welcome applications from qualified candidates:
Experience with the IFRS Accounting Taxonomy would be an advantage. Technical knowledge of eXtensible Business Reporting Language (XBRL) is desirable, but not required.
In line with IFRS Foundation policy, ITCG members will not receive pay or reimbursement for travel costs or other expenses.
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