The XBRL Standards Board has this week approved an update to the XBRL Data Type Registry (DTR). Most notably, this adds a new item type for use in reporting greenhouse gas emissions.
The XBRL Standards Board has approved an update to the XBRL Unit Registry. It makes new standardised units available for measuring greenhouse gas emissions and for reporting in the energy sector.
The XBRL Standards Board has approved the publication of a new version of the Transformation Rules Registry. Transformation Rules support the Inline XBRL specification, defining how values such as dates and numbers that are presented using local conventions are converted into the consistent, standardised formats required for structured data.
The XBRL Standards Board has approved updates to both the Data Type Registry and the Unit Type Registry. This update contains new draft data types and units that provide support for reporting greenhouse gas emissions.
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.
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