Items tagged with "ESG"

Investor Forum 2021: Data that Delivers

12:30 - 5 PM ET Wednesday, November 10, 2021
XBRL US Webinar
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Keynotes: SEC Commissioner Caroline Crenshaw and Independent Corporate Director, former FASB Chairperson Leslie Seidman
Attend this free half-day forum for concrete illustrations of structured data that delivers value to corporate financial planners, SEC managers, regulators & academics. Registration is required.

SEC Chair Gensler Remarks on Climate and Global Financial Markets

The Securities and Exchange Commission published Chair Gary Gensler’s remarks given during the Principles for Responsible Investment “Climate and Global Financial Markets” webinar. His remarks provide some insight into what we might expect from the climate disclosure rule proposal that the SEC has indicated they will be publishing in October. Highlights from the speech that […more]

EC Consultation Paper on EFRAG Sustainability Reporting Standard Setting

The European Commission (EC) has announced a public consultation paper, EFRAG Due Process Procedures on EU Sustainability Reporting Standard-Setting, that outlines requirements that will be followed in the European Financial Reporting Advisory Group’s (EFRAG) role as technical advisor to the EC in preparation for Sustainability Reporting Standards. EFRAG has been tasked with developing the draft […more]

Member Event: DFIN – Navigating the Corporate ESG Journey

3:00 ET Wednesday, June 16, 2021
Webinar hosted by Donnelley Financial Solutions
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XBRL US Member, Donnelley Financial Solutions (DFIN) hosted a webinar on June 16, Navigating the Corporate ESG Journey: Strategies & Lessons Learned Featuring FIS Global, IR Magazine’s 2020 Best ESG Reporting Award Winner, featuring speakers: Andrew Ciafardini, Chief Sustainability Officer & Head of Global Public Policy, FIS Louis Coppola, Executive Vice President & Co-Founder, G&A […more]

XBRL US Comments on SEC RFI on Climate Change Disclosures

XBRL US submitted a letter responding to the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) request for input on Climate Change Disclosures. Key recommendations made in the letter: The SEC should play a key role in the process of standardizing climate-related disclosures, to ensure that standards set globally are suited for U.S. listed companies, as many U.S. […more]

SEC Commissioner Lee Speech on Materiality

SEC Commissioner Allison Herren Lee’s speech, Living in a Material World: Myths and Misconceptions about “Materiality”, addressed, among other topics, the importance of the investor in determining what is “material” and should be disclosed, including ESG-related data. The commissioner’s talk concluded with these remarks: “We must not operate under the false assumption that the securities laws […more]

White House Executive Order on Climate-Related Financial Risk

The White House published an Executive Order on Climate-Related Financial Risk, which addressed the plan to establish “…within 120 days of the date of this order, a comprehensive, Government-wide strategy regarding: (a)  the measurement, assessment, mitigation, and disclosure of climate-related financial risk to Federal Government programs, assets, and liabilities in order to increase the long-term […more]

European Commission Proposes CSRD Requiring iXBRL for ESG Disclosures

On April 21, 2021, the European Commission adopted a package of sustainability-related measures including its proposal for a Corporate Sustainability Reporting Directive (CSRD) which aims to make corporate reporting of sustainability measures more consistent, comparable and reliable. The CSRD, as proposed, will require the use of Inline XBRL for the reporting of environmental, social and […more]

Treasury Secretary Yellen Comments on ESG Disclosures

On April 21, 2021, U.S. Treasury published remarks given by Secretary of the Treasury Janet Yellen to the Institute of International Finance regarding climate-related issues. In her speech, Secretary Yellen lays out Treasury’s “whole-of-government” approach to climate change, and points out the importance of ESG disclosures as follows: “This brings me to our initiatives to […more]

ESG Reporting for Investors

Establishing a framework to standardize, and automate the processing of, corporate sustainability data is imperative to provide needed information to investors, researchers and policy setters who need access to timely, consistent, accurate data for decision-making.