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Recent Press Releases

Seventeen Data and Analytics Providers Now Have a Licensing Relationship with SASB, Improving Access to Financially Material ESG Information (October 15, 2020)

Amidst Growing Global Use of SASB Standards, SASB Adds International Perspectives to Its Standards Board (September 29, 2020)

SASB Initiates New Standard-Setting Project to Address Content Governance in the Internet Media & Services Industry (September 21, 2020)

Towards Comprehensive Corporate Reporting (September 11, 2020)

SASB Invites Public Comment on Foundational Standard-Setting Documents (August 28, 2020)

SASB Investor Advisory Group Expands Asia-Pacific Membership (July 30, 2020)

Promoting Clarity and Compatibility in the Sustainability Landscape GRI and SASB Announce Collaboration (July 13, 2020)

SASB Initiates New Standard-Setting Project to Address Plastics in Pulp & Paper Products and Chemicals Industries (June 25, 2020)

SASB Announces New Chair and Vice Chair to Its Investor Advisory Group; Membership Now Exceeds 50 Organizations (April 14, 2020)

SASB Initiates New Projects in Consumer Goods and Food & Beverage Sectors (February 25, 2020)

SASB Launches Online Implementation Guidance for Companies (February 4, 2020)

SASB Initiates New Projects to Evaluate and Address Emerging Sustainability Factors (December 19, 2019)

SASB Adds Six New Members to Investor Advisory Group (December 10, 2019)

SASB Appoints Globally Recognized Corporate Reporting Expert Paul Druckman to Its Governing Board (December 5, 2019)

The SASB Foundation Board Announces Leadership Changes (November 5, 2019)

Standards Setters Release TCFD Good Practice Handbook (September 23, 2019)

SASB Expands Investor Advisory Group (May 22, 2019)

Standards Setters Release TCFD Implementation Guide (May 1, 2019)

Governance experts elected to SASB Foundation Board of Directors (March 28, 2019)

SASB names former World Bank Official Madelyn Antoncic as new Chief Executive (February 26, 2019)

Netherlands Central Bank Official Else Bos to Join SASB Foundation Board of Directors (February 11, 2019)

SASB Appoints Marc A. Siegel to the Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (January 10, 2019)

SASB Codifies First-Ever Industry-Specific Sustainability Accounting Standards (November 7, 2018)

SASB Welcomes First Round of Standards Advisory Group Members (October 24, 2018)

Former Yahoo! CFO to Join SASB Foundation Board of Directors (July 17, 2018)

SASB founder Jean Rogers to step down as Chair of SASB (April 23, 2018)

SASB in the News – Featured Coverage

Corporate Responsibility Reporting Is Growing Up (Bloomberg Green, August 19, 2020)

Interview with Janine Guillot | CEO, SASB | No Single Set of Standards Suffice (, August 18, 2020)

SASB becomes go-to source for investors on ESG comparisons (Pensions & Investments, August 10, 2020)

GRI and SASB are collaborating. Is that good news for companies? (GreenBiz, July 13, 2020)

ESG reporting powerhouses bury the hatchet (Financial Times, July 10, 2020)

Is Setting ESG Standards Too Puzzling? Get Wide Feedback, SASB Says (Chief Investment Officer, June 30, 2020)

SASB opens new project to set standards for plastics reporting (Accounting Today, June 29, 2020)

Janine Guillot: Charting a Sustainable Future (EY, April 27, 2020)

SASB Metrics, Risk, and Sustainability (Strategic Finance, April 1, 2020)

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