Items tagged with "ESG"

XBRL US Publishes California: Digital First Climate Data

XBRL US has developed a paper and supporting fact sheet on the importance of data standards to support sustainability reporting. The paper focuses on California climate bills SB 253 and SB 261 which require companies over a certain revenue threshold that do business in the State of California to report greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and […more]

California: Digital First Climate Data

To meet the goals of climate initiatives worldwide requires governments to understand the impact of industry on the environment. This can only be accomplished through standardized, digital data that is concretely understood, timely, and consistently prepared to foster a shared understanding of the current state of climate risk and to monitor changes going forward.

SEC Proposes Rule: Registration for Index-Linked Annuities; Amendments for Form N-4

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) announced a rule proposal on Registration for Index-Linked Annuities; Amendments to Form N-4 for Index-Linked and Variable Annuities to provide a tailored form to register offerings of registered index-linked annuities (RILA). The proposal would amend Form N-4 which is currently used by most variable annuity accounts, to require isuers […more]

XBRL US Comments on IFRS Sustainability Disclosure Taxonomy

XBRL US submitted feedback expressing our broad support for the proposed IFRS Sustainability Disclosure Taxonomy. Read the XBRL US letter: XBRL US Comment on IFRS Sustainability Disclosure Taxonomy      

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 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 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 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]