Our resident mythbuster, Mohini Singh – ACA, Director of Financial Reporting Policy at CFA Institute and Treasurer of the XBRL International Board of Directors – is back. This time she’s turned her attention to environmental, social and governance (ESG) ideas, in a new guest post in the Taggings section of the XBRL international website.
This is a guest post by Mohini Singh, ACA, Director of Financial Reporting Policy at CFA Institute. The demand for sustainability information continues to grow as businesses are increasingly focused on environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues. Investors need it in order to assess how companies are managing these questions and the impact they have […]
Having taken into account stakeholder feedback received during its 2020 consultation, the EU is very close to finalising common rules for a set of sustainability disclosures to be made by financial sector participants.
We’ve seen a glut of Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) news this week, particularly on climate disclosure, so join us for a whistle-stop tour of points of interest.
This is a guest post by Mohini Singh, ACA, Director of Financial Reporting Policy at CFA Institute. At a recent XBRL US Investor Forum I spoke on a panel on ‘Standards to Manage Investment Risk’ with Mike Willis of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and the Council of Institutional Investors’ Jeff Mahoney, moderated by […]
In more implementation news, we bring you an update from Oman, where progress towards XBRL-based reporting is well advanced and a series of stakeholder meetings is set to offer valuable training, discussion and feedback. Oman’s Capital Market Authority (CMA) and its stock exchange, the Muscat Securities Market (MSM), are preparing for the launch of an […]
As head of the world’s largest asset management firm, Larry Fink commands attention. Coming on the heels of the latest stewardship guidelines from BlackRock, his latest annual letter focuses on climate disclosure.
Five global organisations in sustainability and integrated reporting have together published a paper addressing standards for reporting on enterprise value, illustrated with a prototype climate-related financial disclosure.
On 12 January, Switzerland officially became a supporter of the Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD), demonstrating the government’s support for greater disclosure of and transparency around climate-related financial risks.
It may only be mid-January, but the signs are stacking up that 2021 will without a doubt be a year of change in the Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) arena. In early January, asset management giant BlackRock announced its expanded stewardship expectations and proxy voting guidelines for 2021. The updates send a strong signal to […]