Why should you attend

This three-hour course is the first of two-three hour courses and is designed to give the participant a better understanding of the rapidly evolving sustainability reporting landscape, with primary focus on the JSE’s sustainability disclosure guidance, as well as the recently released IFRS Foundation’s International Sustainability Standards Board’s (ISSB) General Sustainability-related Disclosure global baseline standard, effective for annual reporting periods beginning or after 1 January 2024.

This information will include disclosure requirements relating to sustainability-related financial information about the company’s sustainability-related risks and opportunities, as well as the company’s material impacts on society and the environment. Other sustainability-related frameworks and standards that will be covered include the Integrated Reporting Framework, GRI, SASB, UNGC, and the UN SDGs.

Who should attend?​

  • CFOs
  • Company Secretaries
  • Investor Relations
  • Sustainability Officers
  • Managers responsible for Integrated Reporting

What you will learn

A high-level understanding of the sustainability-related disclosure developments, and how this will affect a company’s sustainability-related financial disclosure as well as disclosure about a company’s impact on society and the environment, with particular reference to:

  • The different types of materiality in relation to reporting
  • How this will affect a company’s overall reporting, especially considering the climate-first approach of the IFRS Foundation’s ISSB
  • The reporting process
  • Content of a sustainability report
  • Good disclosure principles


  • 16 April 2024
  • 23 July 2024
  • 15 October 2024

Time: 3 hours (10:00 – 13:00)
Cost: R6,750 ex vat per person
Venue: Virtual/Online

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