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From Vision to Reality: ESG Integration Proliferating in Private Markets

From Vision to Reality: ESG Integration Proliferating in Private Markets
October 4, 2021

Robust ESG integration across a comprehensive set of practitioners has quickly become a reality in the private markets. A rapidly rising number of firms license SASB Standards for use in all stages of investment and reporting processes: over the last three years, the number of private markets entities licensing SASB Standards has grown by 8.3x, […]

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ING: Setting the Bar for Climate Risk Reporting

ING: Setting the Bar for Climate Risk Reporting
September 21, 2021

ING (NYSE: ING), the global bank headquartered in Amsterdam, was one of the first European companies to disclose using the SASB Standard for commercial banks. We connected with Sandra Schoonhoven, Head of Sustainability Programmes, to discuss ING’s approach to climate risk reporting on the heels of the bank’s first integrated climate report. ING Group is […]

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Sanderson Farms: First SASB Standards Reporter in Meat, Poultry & Dairy

Sanderson Farms: First SASB Standards Reporter in Meat, Poultry & Dairy
August 19, 2021

Sanderson Farms (NASDAQ: SAFM), a $4.3 billion market cap poultry producer headquartered in Mississippi, published its first SASB Standard report in September 2020. We caught up with Lee Southwell, Manager of External Financial Reporting, who has been at the company for over 14 years. What made Sanderson Farms decide to report to the SASB Standards? […]

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Answering Your Top Three Questions About Using SASB Standards Under the Value Reporting Foundation

Answering Your Top Three Questions About Using SASB Standards Under the Value Reporting Foundation
July 20, 2021

Last month we celebrated the beginning of a new era as the IIRC and SASB officially merged into the Value Reporting Foundation, a clear response to calls for clarity and simplicity in the corporate reporting landscape. The Value Reporting Foundation is a global nonprofit that supports business and investor decision-making with three key resources: Integrated […]

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SASB and Market Principles: Sustainability-Linked Financing

SASB and Market Principles: Sustainability-Linked Financing
April 7, 2021

Authored by Jeff Cohen, CAIA, Director of Capital Markets Integration, Head of Private Investment Initiatives  Companies working to improve sustainability performance may have an opportunity to leverage sustainability disclosure to access a rapidly growing area of credit markets through sustainability-linked financing. To date, most ESG debt exists in the form of green bonds or other […]

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Yes, ESG Is Complicated. Together, We Can Simplify It.

Yes, ESG Is Complicated. Together, We Can Simplify It.
April 2, 2021

Co-Authored by Janine Guillot and Maha Eltobgy. Janine Guillot is CEO of SASB. Maha Eltobgy is Head of Shaping the Future of Investing and a member of the Executive Committee at the World Economic Forum. When the challenges we face transcend international boundaries, so must the solutions we design. In the wake of Covid-19, the […]

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Joe Biden must take a global lead on climate risk disclosure | Financial Times

Joe Biden must take a global lead on climate risk disclosure | Financial Times
February 10, 2021

Co-authored by Laura Tyson and Robert Herz. Robert Herz formerly chaired the Financial Accounting Standards Board. Both are directors of the SASB Foundation. This op-ed was originally published in the Financial Times on January 6, 2021. Incoming president can use existing regulatory powers to unlock sustainable growth. As US president-elect Joe Biden prepares to take […]

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Answering Your Questions about the Value Reporting Foundation

Answering Your Questions about the Value Reporting Foundation
December 21, 2020

In November 2020, the International Integrated Reporting Council (IIRC) and SASB announced our intention to merge into a unified organization, the Value Reporting Foundation, in mid-2021. Since then, we have received many good questions about the purpose of and plans for this merger. Please see answers to your most frequently asked questions below.   What […]

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SASB Standards Helped Us Reconnect with Capital Markets

SASB Standards Helped Us Reconnect with Capital Markets
July 2, 2020

The following guest blog was written by Mikkel Skougaard, who is Group ESG Reporting Senior Expert at MOL Group. He recently shared these and other insights in SASB 201: Getting Prepared: Materiality, Gap Analysis & Benchmarking, the second session in SASB’s four-part Implementation Webinar Series. Until 2019, MOL Group did what many companies do: We […]

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