Items tagged with "ESG"

Digitizing Environmental Social Governance (ESG) Disclosures

1:00 PM ET Thursday, February 2, 2023
XBRL US Webinar
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International investors with global portfolios are increasingly calling for reliable, consistently reported data from companies on climate and other ESG matters. Regulators and standard setters are turning to XBRL as the appropriate data standard to render ESG data fully machine-readable and searchable. Attend this 60-minute session to learn about the benefits of ESG digitization and […more]


XBRL US Responds to Environmental Protection Agency RFI on Reporting of Greenhouse Gas Emissions

XBRL US submitted a comment letter in response to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) request for feedback on Revisions and Confidentiality Determinations for Data Elements Under the Greenhouse Gas Reporting Rule, Docket Id. No. EPA–HQ–OAR–2019–0424.  The XBRL US letter made the argument that data collected by the EPA on greenhouse gas emissions made by facilities […more]


XBRL US Responds to CFTC RFI on Climate-Related Financial Risk

XBRL US submitted a comment letter in response to the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) Request for Information on Climate-Related Financial Risk. The XBRL US letter explained the importance of data standards in understanding and conducting oversight of climate-related financial risk by the CFTC. Climate-related financial risks that affect market participants and commodities will inevitably […more]


XBRL US Submits Feedback on IFRS Sustainability Disclosure Taxonomy

In response to the IFRS Request for Feedback on the staff draft of the IFRS Sustainability Disclosure Taxonomy, XBRL US submitted a letter providing input to questions posed by the IFRS regarding technical aspects of the taxonomy such as taxonomy groupings, use of dimensions, granularity of narrative information, modeling metrics, related information, and connections between […more]


XBRL US Comments on SEC Proposal on Enhanced ESG Disclosures for Investment Companies

XBRL US submitted a comment letter responding to the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) proposal on Enhanced Disclosures by Certain Investment Advisers and Investment Companies about Environmental, Social, and Governance Investment Practices. This proposal would require funds to provide disclosures regarding ESG strategies; and furthermore, to tag these disclosures in Inline XBRL format. Disclosure of […more]


XBRL US Comments on SEC Proposal RE: Climate-Related Disclosures for Investors

XBRL US submitted a comment letter in response to the SEC proposal on The Enhancement and Standardization of Climate Related Disclosures for Investors. Our comment letter supported the proposal requirements to prepare ESG data in Inline XBRL format to improve the consistency and usability of reported data. Key points raised in the letter include: Academic […more]


SEC Proposed Enhanced ESG Disclosures by Investment Companies in Inline XBRL

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) published a rule proposal on Enhanced Disclosures by Certain Investment Advisers and Investment Companies About ESG Investment Practices. As proposed, this rule would require registered investment advisers, certain advisers that are exempt from registration, registered investment companies, and business development companies, to provide additional information regarding their environmental, social, and […more]


Digitized ESG Reports Demonstrate Value of Machine-readable Sustainability Data

Moody’s Corporation and Etsy, Inc. sustainability-related data published in Inline XBRL XBRL US announced today the publication of corporate sustainability data in machine-readable XBRL format for Moody’s Corporation, the parent company of Moody’s Investors Service and Moody’s Analytics, and Etsy, Inc., which operates two-sided online marketplaces that connect millions of passionate and creative buyers and […more]


Supporting ESG Data with Standards

Executive Summary Data used for investment decisions, policy-setting and risk assessment should be made available in non-proprietary machine-readable formats. Current best practices for disclosures as machine-readable data have improved quality, reduced the cost of processing, and improved timeliness and usability of reported data. Prepared by: XBRL US ESG Working Group chaired by: Anna Kwok, Vice […more]


ISSB Announces Consultation on General Sustainability and Climate-related Standards

The International Sustainability Standards Board (ISSB) launched a consultation on its first two proposed standards. One sets out general sustainability-related disclosure requirements and the other specifies climate-related disclosure requirements. The two proposed standards are out for a consultation period ending July 29, 2022. The ISSB noted that it will review feedback in the second half of 2022 […more]