There is an increasing recognition of the importance of corporate environmental, social and governance (ESG) transparency for efficient markets and stable, resilient economies. Here at XBRL International we strongly support efforts to expand ESG disclosure, but call on policy makers and standard setters to note the vital importance of structured data to effective ESG reporting.
On Tuesday the Corporate Reporting Dialogue, an umbrella organisation of standards setters including the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI), the Climate Disclosure Standards Board (CDSB), the Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB), with participation also from the accounting standards setters, all convened by the International Integrated Reporting Council (IIRC) announced an initiative towards alignment for Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) reporting.
Chaired by Michael Bloomberg, the FSB Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD) is due to publish its final report in July. The TCFD is developing voluntary, consistent, climate-related financial risk disclosures for use by companies in providing information to investors, lenders, insurers, and other stakeholders. One of TCFD’s main challenges is to create a […]