Items tagged with "sustainability"

SEC Commissioner Lee “The Promise of Structured Data” at XBRL US Investor Forum

SEC Commissioner Allison Herren Lee gave a keynote presentation “The Promise of Structured Data: True Modernization of Disclosure Effectiveness” at the XBRL US Investor Forum: Ready for Anything – Using Data in Perilous Times.  Her speech focused on the importance of data quality (and notes the contribution to quality improvements made by the XBRL US […more]


Webinar: Automating Sustainability Data with XBRL

11:30 AM ET Tuesday, December 15, 2020
XBRL US Webinar
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Attend this session about the increasing interest in sustainability standards in the US, and how they can be rendered more efficient in structured, machine-readable format.


SEC Commissioner Lee on Standardized Sustainability Metrics From Financial Institutions

Keynote remarks from Securities and Exchange Commissioner Allison Herren Lee at PLI’s 52nd Annual Institute on Securities Regulation on November 5, addressed “Playing the Long Game: The Intersection of Climate Change Risk and Financial Regulation“.  Commissioner Lee noted in her talk: “… investors, asset managers responsible for trillions in investments, issuers, lenders, credit rating agencies, analysts, […more]


IFRS Foundation Publishes Sustainability Reporting Consultation Paper

The IFRS Foundation published a Consultation Paper on Sustainability Reporting with comments required by December 31, 2020. The paper outlines the current and increasing demand for sustainability information from audiences including investors, the corporate sector, central banks, market regulators, public policy makers, auditing firms and other service providers. The paper proposes three options: 1) maintain […more]


SASB Announces Plans to Build an XBRL Taxonomy for Sustainability Reporting

The Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB) announced plans to build an XBRL Taxonomy to support sustainability reporting. The release points out, “By providing a common language for disclosing financially material sustainability information, SASB Standards facilitate the communication of comparable, consistent, and reliable data. By providing a common language for business reporting, XBRL can further enhance […more]


SASB Publishes Governance Documents for Public Review

The Sustainability Accountability Standards Board (SASB) published two governance documents: Conceptual Framework and Rules of Procedure, for a public review and comment period set to end November 30, 2020. The Conceptual Framework sets out the basic concepts, principles, definitions, and objectives that guide the Standards Board and technical staff in the SASB’s approach to setting sustainability disclosure […more]