Items tagged with "Sustainability"

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SASB Advocates for XBRL

In its response to the SEC regarding the “Concept Release on Business and Financial Disclosure Required by Regulation S-K”, the┬áSustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB) pushed the SEC to broaden its use of XBRL. In response to the question as to how the quality of structured disclosures can be enhanced, SASB called for the voluntary XBRL […]

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Investors Care About Sustainability

Investors are concerned with sustainability and are eager for hard data to support their investment decisions.

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GRI Launches XBRL Based Digital Reporting Initiative

GRI’s Digital Reporting Alliance will seek to address underutilisation of sustainability data by promoting the reporting of that data using XBRL,

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Innovation in Sustainable Development and Reporting

Now, more than ever, there is a greater need for alignment, measurement and communication through the sustainability reporting process to enable a strong private sector contribution to Sustainable Development – GRI Deputy Chief Executive Teresa Fogelberg. We agree.

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What the Future Holds

What does the future hold? We have no idea of course. But it is fundamental to the human condition to wonder, to speculate and prognosticate. The Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) has released a video on trends its stakeholders see through 2025 with a focus on sustainability issues. Prominently mentioned were the opportunities presented by a […]

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Climate-related Disclosures to get a Push

The Financial Stability Board has launched an an initiative to create climate-related financial risk disclosures for use by companies in providing information to lenders, insurers, investors, regulators and other stakeholders.

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World Bank Publishes Sustainability Report in XBRL

The use of XBRL for sustainability reporting got a boost as the World Bank has started publishing its own annual sustainability report in XBRL using the GRI Taxonomy.

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Climate Change Taxonomy Released

┬áThe Carbon Disclosure Project has announced a public consultation period for its new 2014 Climate Change Taxonomy. The purpose of this taxonomy is to improve data quality and accessibility, align environmental reporting models with those used for financial reporting and make data consistent with other sustainability frameworks using XBRL such as the Global Reporting Initiative […]

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Sustainability Reporting in the Middle East

A survey of GRI data and 67 filing entities across the Middle East shows an uptick in sustainability reporting, especially in the energy sector.

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