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Introducing the Materiality Finder

Introducing the Materiality Finder
October 15, 2021

Today we’re pleased to introduce the Materiality Finder – a new tool that makes it easier and faster to find the information you want related to the SASB Standards. This tool was developed after conducting extensive user research and parsing website data. From this work, we learned that website visitors want two primary things when […]

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Integrating SASB Standards Into a Dynamic ESG Composite Score

Integrating SASB Standards Into a Dynamic ESG Composite Score
October 14, 2021

Environmental, social, and governance (ESG) factors are among the most significant drivers of change in the world today with major implications for businesses and long-term investors. Global markets are increasingly focusing on factors that drive long-term enterprise value, and intangibles now represent the lion’s share of this value. Investors regard many ESG matters as critical […]

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Meeting of Nordic minds

Meeting of Nordic minds
October 7, 2021

A Scandinavian Corporate-Investor Dialogue helped advance the consensus around corporate reporting in the region Scandinavian investors are at the forefront of ESG integration, yet just 32% of the region’s top companies have answered investors’ calls to adopt SASB Standards, compared to 52% in the rest of Europe*. Recently Norges Bank Investment Management (NBIM), Nordea Asset […]

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From Vision to Reality: ESG Integration Proliferating in Private Markets

From Vision to Reality: ESG Integration Proliferating in Private Markets
October 4, 2021

Robust ESG integration across a comprehensive set of practitioners has quickly become a reality in the private markets. A rapidly rising number of firms license SASB Standards for use in all stages of investment and reporting processes: over the last three years, the number of private markets entities licensing SASB Standards has grown by 8.3x, […]

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SASB Standards Board: Can We Add Clarity to Core Concepts?

SASB Standards Board: Can We Add Clarity to Core Concepts?
October 1, 2021

During Friday’s public meeting of the SASB Standards Board, staff provided a status update on a project initiated in September 2019 to refresh the SASB Conceptual Framework. From its inception, the project has aimed to articulate the Standards Board’s core principles more clearly, rather than to substantively alter them. Background As part of the project, […]

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Today In Market Feedback: Human Capital

Today In Market Feedback: Human Capital
September 30, 2021

This month, Associate Director Greg Waters interviews Joanne Bauer, Paul Rissman and Tanika West of Rights CoLab to discuss input on the Human Capital project. When and why did Rights CoLab first get involved in the SASB Standards Human Capital project? A key pillar of our work at Rights CoLab is leveraging the financial sector […]

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SASB Standards XBRL Taxonomy now available for public use

ING: Setting the Bar for Climate Risk Reporting

ING: Setting the Bar for Climate Risk Reporting
September 21, 2021

ING (NYSE: ING), the global bank headquartered in Amsterdam, was one of the first European companies to disclose using the SASB Standard for commercial banks. We connected with Sandra Schoonhoven, Head of Sustainability Programmes, to discuss ING’s approach to climate risk reporting on the heels of the bank’s first integrated climate report. ING Group is […]

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Sanderson Farms: First SASB Standards Reporter in Meat, Poultry & Dairy

Sanderson Farms: First SASB Standards Reporter in Meat, Poultry & Dairy
August 19, 2021

Sanderson Farms (NASDAQ: SAFM), a $4.3 billion market cap poultry producer headquartered in Mississippi, published its first SASB Standard report in September 2020. We caught up with Lee Southwell, Manager of External Financial Reporting, who has been at the company for over 14 years. What made Sanderson Farms decide to report to the SASB Standards? […]

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True transparency requires in-depth reporting

True transparency requires in-depth reporting
July 28, 2021

Experiences using GRI and SASB Standards together How can organizations respond to their needs for improved information on sustainability risks, as well as growing external expectations for transparency? And how can more comprehensive reporting help them adapt to responsible business practices? These key questions are explored in the recently launched joint guide from GRI and […]

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