FMA lays out CRD scenario analysis compliance expectations

FMA lays out CRD scenario analysis compliance expectations

FMA lays out CRD scenario analysis compliance expectations | Insurance Business New Zealand

Environmental

FMA lays out CRD scenario analysis compliance expectations

Updates to the information sheet also detailed

Environmental

By
Kenneth Araullo

The Financial Markets Authority (FMA) has recently published an information sheet outlining compliance expectations for scenario analysis disclosures within the climate-related disclosures (CRD) regime.

This guidance is aimed at assisting climate reporting entities (CREs), their directors, and other stakeholders involved in environmental reporting. Under the CRD framework, entities are required to conduct scenario analysis and provide transparent disclosure of the processes followed.

The information sheet highlights key aspects, including how the FMA will apply the CRD framework concerning scenario analysis. It also includes specific areas the FMA will examine to gauge compliance with the stipulated standards, as well as additional considerations to aid CREs in meeting the disclosure requirements.

An updated version of the information sheet, released in October, addresses queries raised during engagements with climate reporting entities and industry organisations. Notable inclusions in this update involve:

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