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Sustainability Has Climbed The Corporate Ladder – Now What?

A group of approximately 120 chief executive officers from many of the world’s largest and most influential companies recently sent a clear signal to global capital markets: Sustainability is on...
Published by Janine Guillot
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WSJ Editorial Misrepresents SASB

At the Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB), our work recognizes the role that accurate information plays in ensuring the effective functioning of global capital markets. We also believe that markets...
Published by Janine Guillot
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Call for Feedback: Systemic Risk

The Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB) is seeking technical feedback from corporate risk professionals and credit risk analysts on key issues in the Asset Management & Custody Activities industry. During...
Published by Anton Gorodniuk
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The Question on ESG Is No Longer Why, But How

Click here to explore SASB’s updated Implementation Primer. Whether it’s in the board room, the C-suite, or in the capital markets that help fuel economic growth and sustainable development, useful...
Published by Janine Guillot
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SASB to Research Content Moderation on Internet Platforms

During its Dec. 4 meeting, the Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB) announced a research project that will explore the topic of content moderation on Internet platforms. The project will involve...
Published by Greg Waters
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SASB to Explore Risks and Opportunities Related to Plastics Use

During its Dec. 4 meeting, the Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB) announced a research project to assess investor interest in better incorporating risks and opportunities associated with single-use plastics into...
Published by Gail Glazerman, CFA
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SASB Standards Board approves the Human Capital Research Project

SASB’s Human Capital Research Project will identify key human capital management issues to set up potential standard-setting activities In September 2019, the SASB Standards Board approved the Human Capital Research...
Published by Kelli Okuji Wilson
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Market feedback is the key to SASB standards

A year ago, I wrote about SASB’s laser-like focus on financial materiality and drive to align with other frameworks to facilitate global implementation, and about the value that SASB places...
Published by Jeff Hales
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Lessons from ESG Leaders: Start Early, Be Patient

  SASB standards have been downloaded over 100,000 times since they were approved in November 2018, one of many indications that companies are looking at the standards with fresh eyes...
Published by Marvin Smith
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Managing Sustainability Risks and Unlocking Opportunities

Myths are made to be busted, and in the world of corporate sustainability there’s none bigger than the idea that financial returns and sustainable outcomes are mutually exclusive pursuits. That’s...
Published by SASB
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