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Recent Press Releases

SASB in the News – Featured Coverage

SASB to Update Sustainable Sourcing Metrics for Apparel Industry (Lexology, March 5, 2020)

Sustainable investing: Reaching for a green gold standard (Funds Europe, January-February 2020)

Leading the Way on Sustainable Development (The CPA Journal, February 12, 2020)

Benefits of Sustainability Reporting: Takeaways for Accounting (Compliance Week, February 3, 2020)

Understanding The Financial Intensity Of Industry-Specific Material ESG Issues (Forbes, January 22, 2020)

Behind BlackRock’s Climate Pledge (Top1000Funds, January 22, 2020)

Larry Fink Rules on the Best Global Standards for Climate Risk Reporting (Financial Times, January 20, 2020)

BlackRock Pushes for Clearer Accounting of Climate Risks From Companies(Accounting Today, January 14, 2020)

A Fundamental Reshaping of Finance’: The CEO of $7 Trillion BlackRock Says Climate Change Will Be the FocalPpoint of the Firm’s Investing Strategy (Business Insider, January 14, 2020)

BlackRock Shakes up Business to Focus on Sustainable Investing (Financial Times, January 14, 2020)

How SASB Aims to Keep its Standards Relevant (Corporate Secretary, January 3, 2020)

Transparency and Data Standardisation “Pivotal” to ESG Adoption (Funds Europe, December 17, 2019)

More Than 100 Companies Using SASB Standards (IR Magazine, December 12, 2019)

Finally A Way To Assure Sustainability And Impact! Vornado, Etsy, And LeapFrog Lead The Charge (Forbes, December 9, 2019)

Investor Interest Fuels SASB Adoption, Inspires New GRI Tax Disclosure Standard (GreenBiz, December 9, 2019)

The State of Sustainability (FEI Daily, December 8, 2019)

Six Ways to Fix Sustainable Finance – 3: Standardize Climate Risk Measurements (Euromoney, December 3, 2019)

Growing focus on ESG issues offers opportunity for investor relations – Kurt Kuehn (IR Magazine, November 12, 2019)

Why Etsy gives its social-impact goals equal standing with its financial performance (Fast Company, November 11, 2019)

SASB Appoints New CEO (The Accountant, November 6, 2019)

Seven Easy Ways to Introduce Sustainability Reporting into Existing Accounting Curricula (The CPA Journal, October 11, 2019)

The Japan TCFD Consortium announces the release of the Guidance for Utilizing Climate-related Information to Promote Green Investment (Green Investment Guidance) (Japan TCFD Consortium, October 8, 2019)

Corporate Reporting Dialogue shows high level of alignment between major global reporting frameworks on TCFD recommendations (Corporate Reporting Dialogue, September 24, 2019)

Sustainability Accounting Standards and SEC Filings (Harvard Law School Forum on Corporate Governance & Financial Regulation, June 5, 2019)

SASB investor group adds new members, names new chairwoman (Pensions & Investments, May 22, 2019)

Investing for Social Impact Is Complicated. Here Are 4 Ways to Simplify It (New York Times, May 3, 2019)

SASB and CDSB launch ‘practical guidance’ on TCFD reporting (Responsible Investor, May 1, 2019)

A New Roadmap to Communicate Sustainability Performance (Wall Street Journal, February 10, 2019)

SASB Launches Sustainability Accounting Standards (Wall Street Journal, November 7, 2018)

SASB launches new materiality reporting framework (IR Magazine, November 7, 2018)

In Praise Of ExxonMobil’s Reporting Transparency (Forbes, March 21, 2018)

Measuring Investors’ Contributions To The Sustainable Development Goals (Forbes, March 11, 2018)

Public Comment Responses from SASB