Blog

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
Read more

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
Read more

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
Read more

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
Read more

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
Read more

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
Read more

Market Pressure Yields Results – Disclosure Increasing in Multiple Industries

Effective decision making depends on relevant, reliable information. For investors, that need often extends beyond traditional financial data, as two recent developments illustrate. First, several leading global mining companies started...
Published by Gail Glazerman, CFA
Read more

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 by Gail Glazerman, CFA
Read more

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 by David Parham
Read more

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 by Madelyn Antoncic, PhD
Read more