The UK Financial Reporting Council (FRC) has published its final suite of updated taxonomies for 2022, having released them for consultation in August. The most notable change is the integration of the Streamlined Energy and Carbon Reporting (SECR) taxonomy, used for mandatory emissions reporting.
The UK’s Streamlined Energy and Carbon Reporting (SECR) rules, which came into effect from 1 April 2019, provide an interesting example of mandatory climate reporting and potential insights for other jurisdictions implementing similar regimes.
What is UKSEF, how does it relate to European standards, and should companies use it? The UK has its own Inline XBRL format and taxonomy, the UK Single Electronic Format (UKSEF), an analogue to the European Single Electronic Format (ESEF).
The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) has published a consultation paper summarising draft regulatory technical standards (RTS) and implementing technical standards (ITS) that propose changes to the EU’s Securitisation Regulation (SECR).
With so much recent discussion of standards for Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) disclosure, particularly sustainability metrics, it is interesting to revisit the example of one country that is forging ahead with mandatory reporting.
The UK’s Financial Reporting Council (FRC) has opened consultation on the draft Streamlined Energy & Carbon Reporting (SECR) Taxonomy, with comments welcome until September 30. On April 1 2019 the UK government introduced the new SECR policy, building on the previous Mandatory Greenhouse Gas Reporting policy to extend mandatory energy reporting to more companies. The […]