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Answering Your Questions about the Value Reporting Foundation

In November 2020, the International Integrated Reporting Council (IIRC) and SASB announced our intention to merge into a unified organization, the Value Reporting Foundation, in mid-2021. Since then, we have...
Published by Amanda Medress
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Tailings Management Project Enters Public Comment Period

Proposed changes to SASB’s Metals & Mining and Coal Operations standards are now available on SASB’s website for review and public comment through March 17, 2021. The exposure drafts and...
Published by Ekaterina Hardin
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Markets Are Speaking, the IFRS Foundation Is Listening

Market input plays an invaluable role in shaping SASB Standards. Similarly, the perspectives of investors and companies around the world help us ensure our positions on key market developments are...
Published by Janine Guillot
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Highlights from the Fifth Annual SASB Symposium

On November 30 and December 1, more than 1,000 attendees from 33 countries convened at the virtual SASB Symposium to discuss the future of ESG disclosure for the capital markets....
Published by SASB
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Building a Foundation to Explore Online Content Moderation

Just under a year ago, the Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB) initiated a research project to explore content moderation on internet platforms. Recognizing that these platforms, particularly social media companies,...
Published by Greg Waters
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IFRS Foundation Aims for Coherence, Not Complexity

As someone who started my career as a technical accountant and today leads a global sustainability accounting organization, I have been immersed in the world of financial reporting longer than...
Published by Janine Guillot
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For Bank of America, Sustainability Isn’t an Either/or Proposition

In July 2020, Bank of America published its first Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB) report. In this Q&A with Neil Stewart, SASB’s Director of Corporate Outreach, Rudi Bless, Bank of...
Published by Rudi Bless
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Recent Articles: To Unlock ESG Value, Look to Compliance and Beyond

Advocates of improved environmental, social, and governance (ESG) disclosures have long sought the end of silos, where interest in sustainability issues can extend beyond the company’s sustainability office to the...
Published by Thomas Riesenberg
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Verizon: Sending a Strong ESG Signal to Investors

We recently caught up with Beth Sasfai, Senior Vice President, Corporate Governance & Chief ESG Officer at Verizon, one of the world’s largest communications technology companies. Verizon began using SASB...
Published by Beth Sasfai
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J.B. Hunt Becomes First SASB Reporter in Road Transportation

J.B. Hunt Transport Services (NASDAQ: JBHT) is a $15 billion market cap transportation and logistics company headquartered in Arkansas. For the firm and its shareholders, reducing emissions and mitigating climate...
Published by Craig Harper
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