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Thank You for Participating in SASB’s Consultation Period

On March 31, SASB concluded a six-month consultation period to gather additional input on its provisional standards before they are revised and formally adopted as the SASB code in early...
Published April 12, 2017 by Amanda Medress
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The Train has Left the Station on Renewable Energy

Economics and corporate behavior have changed the energy landscape for good. Obscured by unending debate and hype about the merits of renewable energy, a consequential transition quietly took place in...
Published April 3, 2017 by Henrik Cotran
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A Conversation on Implementing SASB Standards with Sara Neff of Kilroy Realty

Kilroy Realty Corporation is a real estate investment trust (REIT) that owns and operates over 14 million square feet of high quality commercial property on the West Coast. A REIT...
Published March 23, 2017 by Sasb
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Elisse Walter’s Keynote at CPA Canada Event

SUSTAINABILITY MATTERS: FOCUSING ON YOUR FUTURE TODAY By Elisse B. Walter SASB Board Member and Former Chair of the SEC CPA Canada Event, March 30, 2017 Good evening and thank...
Published March 22, 2017 by Sasb
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SASB and GRI Pen Joint Op-Ed on Sustainability Reporting Sychronicity

How to approach corporate sustainability reporting in 2017 By Tim Mohinof GRI and Jean Rogers of SASB One reason behind the popularity of sustainability reporting is that transparency not only...
Published March 20, 2017 by Sasb
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Wasted Food is Wasted Money

Restaurants that reduce food waste can see a high return on investment. If food waste was a country, it would be the third largest emitter of greenhouse gases globally, behind...
Published March 19, 2017 by Sonya Hetrick
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What’s the Price of Safety? One Rail Company Assigns a Dollar Value

A rail company offersdiscounts for shippers using safer train cars. Will it incentivize shippers to make the switch? BNSF eastbound empty oil train at Essex MT. Photo credit: Roy Luck...
Published March 14, 2017 by Nashat Moin
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When You are the Product: Consumer Privacy in the Age of Tech Monopolies

Regulatory authorities examining privacy as a potential basis for anti-trust issues You have been waiting for this new app for months. The only thing that stands in your way is...
Published March 8, 2017 by quinn.underriner
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Oil, Oil Everywhere But Not a Drop to Frac

Drilling activity is gaining momentum, but will water scarcity constrain growth? With oil prices stabilizing in response to recent OPEC production cuts, drilling activity in the US is again on...
Published February 28, 2017 by David Parham
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Human Capital in the Age of Fintech

Do diversity and incentive-based pay matter in the age of robo-advisers? As Fintech grows more prominent as a force within the Financials sector, rising cyber-security concerns due to the industry’s...
Published February 21, 2017 by Anton Gorodniuk
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