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Want to Make an Impact? Invest in Women
Want to Make an Impact? Invest in Women

6 years ago - Just 13 of the 200 highest paid CEOs in the U.S. are female, according to data published recently by the New York Times. While gender parity in the workplace is advancing worldwide and many women are heeding the call to ‘Lean in’, progress in changing outcomes is generally slow.

Tennaxia-SASB Partnership Simplifies Sustainability Data for Companies, Investors
Tennaxia-SASB Partnership Simplifies Sustainability Data for Companies, Investors

6 years ago - A new partnership between data management company Tennaxia and the Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB) may make it easier for companies to measure, manage and report on the sustainability data most essential for financial performance and value creation.By integrating SASB standards into Tennaxia’s software platform, companies will be able to track industry-specific metrics material to financial performance, alongside a broad range of CSR data and reporting frameworks. C-suite management and investors can have access to a ‘total mix’ of information needed to make decisions.

Bridgestone's Sustainability Hub: A Dialogue on Solving Survey Fatigue
Bridgestone's Sustainability Hub: A Dialogue on Solving Survey Fatigue

6 years ago - How do companies deal with mushrooming sustainability data requests coming in from all directions – raters, investors, B2B customers? Bridgestone Americas’ Director of Environmental Affairs, Tim Bent, decided to get systematic about it – working with PivotGoals project manager Jeff Gowdy, they created a Sustainability Hub to interface the company’s environmental, social, governance and economic data with incoming questionnaires.

#NewMetrics ’14: Catching Up with SASB
#NewMetrics ’14: Catching Up with SASB

7 years ago - The third morning workshop on Wednesday, day one of New Metrics ’14, at MIT Sloan School of Business, gave us a closer look at the Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB), its process and its progress to date since its founding in 2012.

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SASB Issues Guidelines for Disclosure of Risks for Non-Renewable Resources Sector
SASB Issues Guidelines for Disclosure of Risks for Non-Renewable Resources Sector

7 years ago - When it comes to addressing climate change, many companies may ask, “How much will it cost to change the way of doing business?” The real question, however, is “What is the cost of doing nothing at all?” Last week, a bipartisan group released Risky Business: The Economic Risks of Climate Change in the United States, a report that addresses this very question, and serves as a call to action for both the private and public sectors. Among its key findings:

3 Myths About SASB and Materiality
3 Myths About SASB and Materiality

8 years ago - Here at SASB, we’ve noticed some confusion about the term "materiality." Such confusion is understandable. “Materiality” has different meanings when used colloquially and when used legally. Within the law, materiality has different meanings within securities law, contract law and the law of evidence. Due to this range of possible definitions, “materiality” has come to resemble “sustainability” as a word that can mean everything at once and thus nothing at all. To address potential confusion, SASB abides by the U.S. securities law definition of the materiality. Our use of the term is therefore legally sound. Read on for an explanation of the most common misperceptions about SASB and materiality.

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