The following tools and resources are available to help your organization focus its efforts on the sustainability issues most likely to impact the financial condition or operating performance of companies in its portfolio.
SASB Resources for Investors
Engagement Guide for Asset Owners & Asset Managers
The SASB Engagement Guide for Asset Owners & Asset Managers provides industry-by-industry guidance on how asset owners and asset managers can use the SASB standards to inform and enhance their corporate engagement activities.
ESG Integration Insights
SEC Investor Advisory Committee Webcast
SASB and ESG reporting were key discussion points at the December 13, 2018 meeting of the SEC Investor Advisory Committee. Dan Goelzer describes the history of ESG reporting (1:20-1:33), Janine Guillot gives an overview of SASB (1:33-1:43), and Curtis Ravenel speaks about TCFD and Bloomberg’s view of the SASB approach (1:44-1:54).
See Where Risks Are Concentrated
SASB’s interactive Materiality Map® provides investors and other market participants with a visual representation of their portfolio’s exposure to specific sustainability risks and opportunities. The Map helps investors focus their sustainability strategies on the most important issues and understand the financial impacts that underpin each SASB disclosure topic.
Explore SASB Disclosure Topics and Metrics
Explore the SASB Navigator, SASB’s research platform that allows you to: view standards for all 77 industries; review evidence of financial materiality underlying the standards, and; analyze the quality of disclosure on SASB disclosure topics in the public filings of 4000+ companies.
Getting Started with SASB Standards
SASB’s Field Guide provides investors and companies with a high-level overview of the key characteristics of an industry, while also addressing what related sustainability challenges it faces compared to other industries. Helping readers easily and quickly understand the sustainability-related risks and opportunities of each of the 77 industries, the guide identifies specific SASB topics and metrics per industry, how they are linked to value and their financial impact.