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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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CFA Institute Calls for Action on Climate Change

The following guest blog was written by Matt Orsagh, CFA CIPM, Director of Capital Markets Policy at the CFA Institute. Even in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, it is...
Published by Matt Orsagh
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SASB and GRI Launch Survey to Gather Feedback From Reporters

Following the launch of a collaborative workplan between Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) and the Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB), the standard-setters are working together to develop materials that show how...
Published by SASB
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As Markets Move Toward Structured Non-Financial Reporting, SASB Engages PwC’s XBRL Practice to Support Build of XBRL Taxonomy

At SASB, we are always watching for innovations that streamline the flow of non-financial information between companies and investors. Companies increasingly turn to digital tools and processes to simplify both...
Published by Madhu Mathew
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Open Letter to Erik Thedéen, Director General of Finansinspektionen, Sweden, Chair of the Sustainable Finance Task Force of the International Organization of Securities Commissions (IOSCO)

CDP, the Climate Disclosure Standards Board (CDSB), the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI), the International Integrated Reporting Council (IIRC) and the Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB) have written an open letter...
Published by SASB
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