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XBRL News about sustainability, old ladies and students

Here are the three most relevant developments in the world of structured reporting we became aware of in the course of last week. 1  Mandatory sustainability reporting discussions in Japan and Philippines With mandatory climate and other sustainability disclosure requirements apparently gaining impetus around the globe, the latest news this week has a Pacific flavour. In…
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16 September 2021 0

XBRL News in the silly season

The silly season is in full swing in the XBRL world. Hence just one news item today … 1  Federal Council sets parameters for binding climate reporting for large Swiss companies Sustainable finance offers the Swiss financial centre an opportunity to further reinforce its competiveness. In December 2020, the Federal Council instructed the Federal Department…
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19 August 2021 0

XBRL News about sustainability reporting, implicit reporting and NFTs

Here is our pick of the 3 most important XBRL news stories from the last week.  1  Get set, ready, go green: prepare for sustainability reporting From manufacturing to investment, all market sectors are witnessing a paradigm shift in reporting as governments move from financial stability to financial sustainability. Much is still unknown, with fast-moving…
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22 July 2021 0

XBRL News from down under, sustainability and digital accounting

Here is our pick of the 3 most important XBRL news stories from the last week.  1  ASIC gets the lowdown on the benefits of digital reporting Should Australia go digital, and why? A recent webinar on digital financial reporting from the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) covered international developments in reporting and opportunities…
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8 July 2021 0

XBRL News about regtech, LEI in China and sustainability

Here is our pick of the 3 most important XBRL news stories from the last week.  1  EBA assesses benefits, challenges and risks of RegTech use in the EU … The European Banking Authority (EBA) published an analysis of the current RegTech landscape in the EU. The Report assesses the overall benefits and challenges faced…
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1 July 2021 0

XBRL News on a global sustainability standard, and Russia

Here is our pick of the 3 most important XBRL news stories from the last week.  1  Mohini Singh on the need for global sustainability standards In another great opinion piece from our Board, Mohini Singh, ACA, Director of Financial Reporting Policy at CFA Institute and Treasurer of the XBRL International Board of Directors, writes…
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27 May 2021 0

XBRL News from the UK, Ukraine and racing horses

Here is our pick of the 3 most important XBRL news stories from the last week.  1  Choppy waters or smooth sailing? The Bank of England’s move to XBRL In the late months of 2020, the Bank of England announced that the submission of statistical data would be moved to the Bank of England Electronic…
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20 May 2021 0

XBRL News about sustainability reporting and European banking

Here is our pick of the 3 most important XBRL news stories from the last week.  1  IFRS consults on constitution and sets digital agenda for sustainability reporting A global sustainability standards setter is firmly on the way. The Trustees of the International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) Foundation have opened a consultation on proposed amendments to…
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13 May 2021 0

How one founder realized the potential of sustainable energy stored deep below our feet

On this week’s Found podcast, we sat down with Dandelion co-founder and President Kathy Hannun. Kathy came up with the idea for Dandelion while working at Google X, tackling some of the world’s most intractable problems, and making them tractable through the application of technology. Kathy realized that harnessing geothermal energy was a way to…
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8 May 2021 0

XBRL News about sustainability reporting and derivatives

Here is our pick of the 3 most important XBRL news stories from the last week.  1 The ESG interview: making climate data comparable IOSCO Chair Ashley Alder believes we’re in sight of “a real step change” in sustainability reporting. The IFRS Foundation’s climate-first approach to globally standardised sustainability reporting offers the most efficient path to…
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29 April 2021 0