CDP: NGO based in the UK and continental Europe with an international presence.
CDSB: the Climate Disclosure Standards Board is a consortium of companies and NGOs, recently consolidated into the IFRS Foundation.
GRI: The Global Reporting Initiative is the world’s leading standard-setting body for stakeholder-driven sustainability reporting. Its standard-setting body has signed a cooperation agreement with the IISB.
IFRS: The International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) Foundation is a not-for-profit public benefit organisation established to develop a single set of high-quality, understandable, enforceable and globally accepted sustainability accounting and reporting standards and to promote and facilitate the adoption of these standards.
IIRC: International Integrated Reporting Council, merged with SASB into the Value Reporting Foundation, recently consolidated into the IFRS Foundation.
ISSB: The newly formed International Sustainability Standards Board is the standard-setting body for IFRS sustainability reporting.
SASB: Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB), merged with IIRC to form the Value Reporting Foundation.
TCFD: Taskforce on Climate related Financial Disclosure was established by the Financial Stability Board in 2015 to develop a set of voluntary and consistent disclosure recommendations for companies to use in providing information to investors, lenders and insurance underwriters, on their climate related financial risks.