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Spotlight on Human Capital Has Investors’ Attention

Perhaps encouraged by historically low unemployment rates, evolving demographics, the fallout from the #MeToo movement, or certain high-profile industrial accidents with tragic consequences, the “human capital” dimension of sustainability has...
Published June 10, 2019 by Gail Glazerman, CFA
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Trying to Implement the TCFD Recommendations? SASB Can Help!

SASB standards are shaped in large part by the invaluable input we receive from companies, investors, and other key market participants. The feedback loops built into our due process ensure...
Published May 17, 2019 by David Parham
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Sustainability isn’t New, it’s the New Face of Risk

Since I joined the Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB) Foundation in February as chief executive officer, I’ve become happily swept up in a whirlwind of activity—new faces, fresh challenges, and...
Published April 2, 2019 by Madelyn Antoncic, PhD
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With ESG, Asking the Right Question is Half the Solution

With proxy season around the corner, both shareholders and their portfolio companies are busy preparing for annual meetings, crucial votes, and constructive engagement. In recent years, an increasing share of...
Published February 1, 2019 by Janine Guillot
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Using the FSA Credential Abroad

We get a lot of questions about whether SASB’s FSA Credential can be used by those abroad, and the easy (and short) answer is yes! Interpreting Materiality from Abroad For...
Published December 6, 2018 by alex.davidson
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It Takes Two to Make Data Coverage Go Right

Effective decision making is a mix of art and science, a delicate balancing act between professional judgment and empirical analysis—both are important. However, when it comes to corporate sustainability, today’s...
Published December 5, 2018 by Arturo Rodriguez
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How Bloomberg LP has Led the Way in Supporting Material ESG Data

An interview with Curtis Ravenel Global Head, Sustainable Business and Finance, Bloomberg LP SASB Foundation Board Member   Q:  Bloomberg LP has been integrating sustainability into its products, services and operations...
Published November 29, 2018 by SASB
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Global Issues Call for Global Standards

Smart investments often pay dividends—including those made outside financial markets. At the Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB), we spent the last six years engaging with, listening to, and learning from...
Published October 9, 2018 by Jeff Hales
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Lessons from the Market

Nearly five years ago, SASB released our first provisional reporting standard, the world’s first standard specifically for companies to communicate with investors on financially material sustainability topics. Since publishing that...
Published August 16, 2018 by SASB
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Why Walden Supports SASB

Walden Asset Management celebrates reports from the likes of KPMG that in 2017 found approximately 75 percent of 4,900 global companies published sustainability reports. With our four-decade lens incorporating ESG...
Published May 31, 2018 by SASB
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