Items tagged with "Standards"

XBRL US on data standards for regulators: new infographic, and letter to Chief Data Officers Council

There’s more recommended reading from our colleagues at XBRL US this week, exploring the properties and benefits of successful data standards for regulators.

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IOSCO set to endorse ISSB standards

The formation of the International Sustainability Standards Board (ISSB) was the focus last week of two speeches at COP26 from leading figures in the International Organization of Securities Commissions (IOSCO), a longstanding and crucial supporter of the International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) Foundation’s endeavours in this sphere.

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A Workiva perspective on the ISSB as an ESG game-changer

The International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) Foundation’s announcement last week of the formation of the International Sustainability Standards Board (ISSB) is still at the forefront of many minds around the world.

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A “giant leap” in reporting: Getting to grips with prototype IFRS sustainability standards

At the same time as it announced the creation of the International Sustainability Standards Board (ISSB) at COP26, the International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) Foundation also published prototype climate and general sustainability disclosure requirements.

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New IFAC platform offers online standards access

The International Federation of Accountants (IFAC) has unveiled an online platform – dubbed eIS, short for e-International Standards – providing direct, electronic access to certain international accountancy and audit standards and related materials.

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ESG experts appointed to EFRAG working groups

The European Financial Reporting Advisory Group (EFRAG) has announced the appointment of more than 70 members to its 11 new Expert Working Groups, created to provide input on the development of draft European sustainability reporting standards.

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Japan’s FASF extends purpose to sustainability

We were interested to note that Japan’s Financial Accounting Standards Foundation (FASF) has revised its organisational charter to include sustainability reporting standards in its purpose and business, in addition to accounting standards.

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Consolidation and a flying start for sustainability standards: ISSB launched

This week in Glasgow, at COP26, the IFRS Foundation announced the formation of the International Sustainability Standards Board (ISSB) to develop comprehensive baseline global standards for sustainability reporting.

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G20 Leaders support IFRS sustainability standards, seek to fill data gaps, and more

“Sustainable finance is crucial for promoting orderly and just transitions towards green and more sustainable economies and inclusive societies,” say the G20 leaders.

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Financial Transparency Act passes House, set to bring structured data to new US agencies

We are very pleased to report that the US House of Representatives has passed the Financial Transparency Act (FTA) by 400-19.

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