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Busted! Have you fallen for any of these ESG myths?

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.

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Five ESG myths busted!

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 […]

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Sustainability disclosure rules for EU financial products and firms: Final Report and draft RTS on SFDR

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.

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All aboard the ESG omnibus for disclosure news

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.

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Panel discussion: Standards to Manage Investment Risk

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 […]

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Introduction of XBRL disclosure in Oman progresses apace as stakeholders meet

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 […]

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BlackRock’s Larry Fink sends strongest climate signal yet

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.

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Better together: Sustainability Reporting Leaders launch shared Climate Standard

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.

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Switzerland backs TCFD for Climate Transparency

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.

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Sustainability Risk is Investment Risk: clear signals on ESG from BlackRock

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 […]

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