Workiva Joins XBRL International in its Efforts to Improve the Accountability and Transparency of Business Performance as a new Sustaining Partner

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Workiva (NYSE:WK), a leading provider of solutions for enterprise productivity, has joined XBRL International as a Sustaining Partner. With the support of its members, including sustaining partners like Workiva, the global business reporting standard is helping to move the world of financial, risk, compliance, performance, enterprise and non-financial reporting from paper to data.

XBRL International, the global consortium working to improve transparency and accountability in business performance via its open data exchange standards, is delighted to announce today the fifth new member of its Sustaining Partnership Program, Workiva.

Sustaining Partners are organisations that take a financial and strategic leadership role in advancing XBRL through the support of XBRL International’s advocacy, technical work and educational efforts. “These organisations are leaders in the global effort to improve business reporting everywhere through the use of data standards,” said XBRL International CEO, John Turner.

“We are delighted to announce that Workiva is one of the first wave of organisations to provide this enhanced support to the work of our organisation. The generous contributions of these and future Sustaining Partners will help us meet the growing demand for technical and process innovations. This is direct support that helps make the future of business reporting a reality,” Turner concluded.

XBRL International Sustaining Partners actively help:

  • Expand the use of XBRL as a free and open standard managed in the public interest;
  • Accelerate the creation of agreed best practices to improve implementation worldwide and develop new specifications to meet emerging business requirements; and
  • Provide learning, training and networking opportunities for XBRL users and stakeholders.

Partner organisations are also Direct Members of the consortium and as such, have all membership rights and privileges, including participation in specification development and governance activities.Organisations interested in becoming an XBRL International Sustaining Partner should contact Ms. Karine Winfield at +44 1865 959 205 or Karine.winfield(at)xbrl.org to arrange a briefing.

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