Inclusive capitalism: building capital markets infrastructure
Thursday January 24th
Financially Material: SASB’s mission is to help businesses around the world identify, manage and report on the sustainability topics that matter most to their investors.
Market Informed: SASB standards are developed based on extensive feedback from companies, investors, and other market participants as part of a transparent, publicly-documented process.
Industry Specific: SASB standards differ by industry, enabling investors and companies to compare performance from company to company within an industry.
SASB’s Materiality Map® provides investors and other market participants with a visual representation of their portfolio’s exposure to specific sustainability risks and opportunities.
View all 77 standards, analyze disclosure quality of SASB sustainability topics for 4,000+ companies’ public filings, examine and benchmark and more.
Managing Director, UBS
“One of the most exciting developments in sustainable investing has been the upgrade in the quality of company data that identifies companies with strong strategies. Traditional financial information is governed by accounting rules … a new, powerful body called the Sustainability Accounting Standards Board is doing the same for sustainability…”
Head of Sustainability, JetBlue
JetBlue started reporting with SASB Standards in 2017 as a new way to meet their investors’ needs. As Sophia Mendelsohn, Head of Sustainability puts it: “The SASB standard for the airline industry offered a reporting solution for us, as it allowed us to better target investors by focusing on the ESG metrics material to our industry, rather than reporting on broad metrics that are less applicable to aviation.”
Liv Watson, Senior Director of
Strategic Customer Initiatives, Workiva
“Workiva (NYSE:WK) joined the SASB Alliance because we wanted to help make SASB’s vision a reality. Workiva helps thousands of companies with financial and regulatory reporting. Our market leadership places us in a great position to enable our customers to integrate the SASB standards into their reporting processes.”