Gary Gensler, the Chair of the US Securities and Exchange Commission, gave testimony this week before the United States Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs.
What do investors want to understand about risks, uncertainties, opportunities and scenarios? That’s a big – and fascinating – question, and one which the UK Financial Reporting Council’s Financial Reporting Lab has tackled in its latest report, seeking to bridge the gap between the information that users want and that companies provide.
On 10 November, XBRL US will host its Investor Forum 2021: Data that Delivers, and has now announced its two keynote speakers.
The Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB) has some interesting food for thought available on environmental, social and governance (ESG) disclosures, as it discusses the five practices most valued by investors.
“The bottom line about the double bottom line is that investors don’t have to make performance concessions to achieve sustainable outcomes. ESG data is an indicator of future performance potential and should be incorporated into the investment mosaic of all the different types of data that are used to predict performance.”
In another great opinion piece from our Board, Mohini Singh, ACA, Director of Financial Reporting Policy at CFA Institute and Treasurer of the XBRL International Board of Directors, writes in Reporting Times on ‘The need for high-quality, globally comparable international sustainability standards.’
To us at XBRL International it’s clear that XBRL data enables better decision making and offers value to investors and users of all kinds. Supporting that assertion is a point-of-view post at XBRL US, in which Steven Huddart of the Smeal College of Business at Penn State University asks “Are XBRL data better at predicting […]
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This year the XBRL US Investor Forum includes two fantastic keynote speakers sure to provide important insights for anyone interested in the US investment and reporting landscape.
Register for the XBRL US Investor Forum on November 17-18, 2020! This online event features keynote speakers: Allison Herren Lee, Commissioner, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission; and Wes Bricker, Vice Chair PwC, and Vice Chair, XBRL International Board of Directors.