SASB Alliance Membership for Organizations and Individuals

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Coming together to adapt to changing expectations and move the markets

Join the SASB Alliance membership program to develop and explore best practices to integrate material sustainability information into existing processes. Organizations and individuals benefit from the SASB Alliance with educational materials, unique resources, and product discounts. Members share the belief that today’s capital markets need standardized sustainability disclosure and effective ESG integration into investment practices – for the benefit of both companies and investors.

We are an ambitious organization that is quickly gaining momentum—join this growing movement today.


Membership Benefits

Organizations

Designed for asset managers, asset owners, and companies, SASB Alliance Organizations gain a unique opportunity to learn from both SASB and one another about the financial impact of ESG issues and how organizations are responding. Through exclusive convenings and member dialogues, we will support members as they aim to build capacity among their staff, identify best practices, and explore the use of material sustainability information.

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Individuals

Designed for professionals from all functions of the capital markets—including investment management, corporate sustainability, finance, assurance, and law—individual membership helps you stay ahead of the evolving field of sustainability accounting. With your $400 annual member fee, you will have access to discounts on SASB offerings, the latest research on sustainability accounting best practices, and resources to help you explain sustainability accounting to colleagues.

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For educators, the SASB Alliance individual membership is available at a 50% discount ($200).

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The SASB Alliance is a program of the SASB Foundation, the organization that funds SASB’s standards setting work. The SASB Foundation provides education and resources that help people and organizations apply the standards to their own work.



FAQ

No, the only expectation of SASB Alliance members is that they are responsive to communications and generally participate in convenings. Membership is oriented around providing benefits to members, as opposed to adhering to particular expectations.

No, some Alliance Organizations have opted out of being publicly recognized. They participate in the Alliance like other members, but are not named publicly.

The Investor Advisory Group, launched in 2016, is an invite-only group comprised of leading asset owners and asset managers who are committed to improving the quality and comparability of sustainability-related disclosure to investors. In addition to signing a public statement, IAG members take an active role in encouraging companies to disclose material and decision-useful ESG information, and encouraging companies to participate in SASB’s ongoing standards development processes. Membership is contingent on participation from a senior-level (CIO or equivalent) leader at an asset manager or asset owner. 

The SASB Alliance, launched in 2017, is a community of asset managers, asset owners, and companies that believe standardized, industry-specific, and materiality-based standards help companies and investors adapt to the market’s evolving expectations for sustainability reporting. Members join to gain access to member convenings, insights on best practices and related resources, and branding opportunities. Membership is open to any and all interested organizations.

Yes, all feedback on the SASB standards will be treated equally and in accordance with the principles and processes outlined in the Conceptual Framework and the Rules of Procedure.

The SASB Alliance is separate from SASB’s standards setting work. The SASB Alliance is a program of The SASB Foundation, which is an independent 501(c)3 non-profit that is responsible for the funding and oversight of the SASB Standards Board.

Members of the SASB Alliance are invited to participate in SASB’ standards setting work, as are all members of the public. Membership in the SASB Alliance provides no special access to or preferential benefit from SASB’s standards setting activities.


Questions?

Contact: SASB Alliance Member Relations

alliance@foundation.sasb.org

(628) 220-4240