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ESG Disclosure Standards for Investment Products

31 August 2020

Development of the Standard

CFA Institute, with input from a volunteer working group, has developed a consultation paper that seeks feedback on the proposed scope, structure, and design.

Any individual, group, or organization is welcome to submit their comments. Comments should be provided using the response form below and must be submitted to standards@cfainstitute.org by 19 October 2020. Comments will be posted and will help shape an exposure draft, an initial version of the standard, which CFA Institute plans to issue in May 2021. Please contact standards@cfainstitute.org with any questions.


Read the full paper - Consultation Paper (PDF)
Submit comments using the response form -  Comment Response Form (DOC)
View posted comments  - Comment Letters


Volunteer Opportunities Available

To support the development of the CFA Institute ESG Disclosure Standards for Investment Products, CFA Institute is forming two volunteer groups:

  • ESG Technical Committee: To guide development of all requirements within the standard
  • ESG Verification Subcommittee: To guide development of requirements specific to independent examination

Find more information on ESG Standards volunteer opportunities


Press Release - CFA Institute: https://www.cfainstitute.org/en/about/press-releases/2020/cfa-institute-publishes-consultation-paper