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Strengthening an Integrated Report Using SASB Standards

Strengthening an Integrated Report Using SASB Standards
March 9, 2021

Co-authored by Janine Guillot and Charles Tilley. Charles Tilley is the CEO of the IIRC. Markets increasingly recognize that the ability of business to create value relies on more than financial capital alone. For proof, look no further than the growing gulf between a typical firm’s enterprise value and the net assets on its balance […]

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Investors Fuel Market Movement for Comparable ESG Data

Investors Fuel Market Movement for Comparable ESG Data
January 26, 2021

Among the many paths to progress, capital markets can be a powerful lever of systemic change. We were reminded of this today with the publication of BlackRock CEO Larry Fink’s annual letter to shareholders. BlackRock has been a leading force in the global investor push for improved ESG disclosure. In today’s letter to CEOs, Mr. […]

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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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Markets Are Speaking, the IFRS Foundation Is Listening

Markets Are Speaking, the IFRS Foundation Is Listening
December 16, 2020

  Market input plays an invaluable role in shaping SASB Standards. Similarly, the perspectives of investors and companies around the world help us ensure our positions on key market developments are consistent with those of the constituencies we aim to serve. A case in point is the IFRS Foundation’s consultation on “sustainability reporting,” which remains […]

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IFRS Foundation Aims for Coherence, Not Complexity

IFRS Foundation Aims for Coherence, Not Complexity
November 6, 2020

As someone who started my career as a technical accountant and today leads a global sustainability accounting organization, I have been immersed in the world of financial reporting longer than I care to admit. In my view, the IFRS Foundation’s Consultation Paper on Sustainability Reporting is the most significant development in accounting standard-setting since the […]

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Open Letter to Erik Thedéen, Director General of Finansinspektionen, Sweden, Chair of the Sustainable Finance Task Force of the International Organization of Securities Commissions (IOSCO)

Open Letter to Erik Thedéen, Director General of Finansinspektionen, Sweden, Chair of the Sustainable Finance Task Force of the International Organization of Securities Commissions (IOSCO)
September 30, 2020

CDP, the Climate Disclosure Standards Board (CDSB), the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI), the International Integrated Reporting Council (IIRC) and the Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB) have written an open letter to Erik Thedéen, Director General of Finansinspektionen, Sweden, and Chair of the Sustainable Finance Task Force of the International Organization of Securities Commissions (IOSCO). The […]

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CEOs Back Convergence of Corporate Reporting

CEOs Back Convergence of Corporate Reporting
September 29, 2020

At the Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB), we have long worked to illuminate the important interconnections between sustainability issues and business outcomes. We’re pleased to be joined in that effort by approximately 120 chief executive officers from many of the world’s largest and most influential companies. At the World Economic Forum’s (WEF) Sustainable Development Impact […]

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Progress Towards a Comprehensive Corporate Reporting System

Progress Towards a Comprehensive Corporate Reporting System
September 11, 2020

Today, five organizations—CDP, CDSB, GRI, IIRC and SASB—announced a shared vision for a comprehensive corporate reporting system and our commitment to collaborate to achieve it. The paper, titled Statement of Intent to Work Together Towards Comprehensive Corporate Reporting, provides: A shared vision for how existing sustainability standards and frameworks can complement generally accepted financial accounting […]

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