Tag: TCFD

Filters

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. […]

Read more

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 […]

Read more

For Bank of America, Sustainability Isn’t an Either/or Proposition

For Bank of America, Sustainability Isn’t an Either/or Proposition
October 27, 2020

In July 2020, Bank of America published its first Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB) report. In this Q&A with Neil Stewart, SASB’s Director of Corporate Outreach, Rudi Bless, Bank of America’s Chief Accounting Officer and a member of the SASB Foundation Board of Directors, shares the company’s strong focus on environmental, social, and governance (ESG) […]

Read more

CFA Institute Calls for Action on Climate Change

CFA Institute Calls for Action on Climate Change
October 5, 2020

The following guest blog was written by Matt Orsagh, CFA CIPM, Director of Capital Markets Policy at the CFA Institute. Even in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, it is instructive to recognize that climate change likely will be the most impactful economic issue of this century. Most investors and financial professionals, however, are still […]

Read more

Cenovus Energy: Bold Targets and Continuous Improvement

Cenovus Energy: Bold Targets and Continuous Improvement
September 29, 2020

We recently caught up with Rhona DelFrari, Vice President, Sustainability & Engagement, at Cenovus Energy, an integrated oil and gas producer based in Calgary, Alberta. Cenovus recently released its annual ESG report, which is aligned with SASB Standards and the recommendations of the Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD). DelFrari shares key takeaways from […]

Read more

Getting Started with SASB? Join Our Master Class

Getting Started with SASB? Join Our Master Class
May 29, 2020

Two weeks ago, 1,306 people from 53 countries attended part one of our new Implementation Webinar Series. I got to share the screen with SASB Foundation CEO Janine Guillot and BlackRock Managing Director Michelle Edkins to give an overview and roadmap for companies looking to join the hundreds of others already using SASB standards to […]

Read more

Trying to Implement the TCFD Recommendations? SASB Can Help!

Trying to Implement the TCFD Recommendations? SASB Can Help!
May 17, 2019

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 the standards are cost-effective for companies to implement and the information they yield is decision-useful for investors. In addition to these benefits, our ongoing engagement […]

Read more

How Bloomberg LP has Led the Way in Supporting Material ESG Data

How Bloomberg LP has Led the Way in Supporting Material ESG Data
November 29, 2018

An interview with Curtis Ravenel Global Head, Sustainable Business and Finance, Bloomberg LP SASB Foundation Board Member   Q:  Bloomberg LP has been integrating sustainability into its products, services and operations for a long time, as a provider of Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) data on its Terminal, through its own corporate reporting as a private […]

Read more