Items tagged with "ESG"

XBRL US Comments on Environmental Protection Agency Strategic Plan

XBRL US responded to the Environmental Protection Agency Request for Comment on their Strategic Plan 2022-2026. Recommendations made by XBRL US centered on the third of the EPA key principles, “follow the science, follow the law, and be transparent“. The EPA collects a vast amount of data in its work to support seven strategic goals. As […more]


IFRS Foundation Formation of International Sustainability Standards Board

On November 4, 2021, the IFRS Foundation announced the formation of the International Sustainability Standards Board which will develop a comprehensive global base of sustainability disclosure standards to meet investor needs for ESG-related data. They also announced the consolidation of the Climate Disclosure Standards Board (CDSB) and the Value Reporting Foundation (which is composed of […more]


SEC Commissioner Lee Speech at Investor Action on Climate Webinar

On October 21, the Securities and Exchange Commission published comments by SEC Commissioner Allison Herren Lee at the PRI/SLEG (Principles for Responsible Investment and the London Stock Exchange Group) Investor Action on Climate Webinar.  In her speech, Commissioner Lee noted: “…our staff is actively engaged now in assessing how we can best facilitate the disclosure […more]


Value Reporting Foundation (SASB) Publishes Final Taxonomy Release

Today, the Value Reporting Foundation (SASB) announced that they have completed the first release of their XBRL Taxonomy, and they have announced the formation of a Taxonomy Review Committee to assist in managing and governing the standards going forward. The final release incorporates technical recommendations submitted during a public review and comment period. Learn about: […more]


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. SOLD OUT – request replay details when they’re available.


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]