The Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB) has published its new SASB XBRL Taxonomy, now out for public comment. We encourage all with an interest in XBRL and the future of Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) reporting to submit feedback by 3 May 2021.
The Bank of England has unveiled its plans for renewing the way that it collects data. In ‘Transforming Data Collection from the UK Financial Sector: A Plan for 2021 and beyond,’ it sets out a decade-long effort to transform its ability to gather and make available high-quality, timely data.
XBRL International has published an update to the Unit Type Registry, adding additional unit definitions to support the wide variety of disclosures required for sustainability reporting. In particular, the new units will enable reporting of energy usage and efficiency.
The XBRL Standards Board has approved publication of the Filing Indicator Taxonomy at Recommendation status. Filing indicators are used in filing environments to act like a signpost, allowing reports to declare which reporting tables have been completed.
XBRL International has published a new tutorial showing how the new xBRL-CSV specification can be used to handle a variety of common reporting scenarios. The tutorial walks readers through the features of the specification, explaining how CSV tables can be used to efficiently represent reporting data, and is accompanied by a set of example xBRL-CSV reports.