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SASB announces members of the inaugural SASB Standards Board

The board of directors of the Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB) Foundation has announced the appointment of nine members to its inaugural SASB Standards Board, responsible for the oversight of SASB standards.

The members of the SASB Standards Board are independent experts appointed by the SASB Foundation board of directors, and they are responsible for the oversight of the SASB standards including due process, outcomes, ratification and any future changes to the standards.

The new members are:

  • Jean Rogers, founder and former CEO, SASB
  • Verity Chegar, vice president and ESG strategist, BlackRock
  • Daniel Goelzer, senior counsel, Baker & McKenzie LLP
  • Jeffrey Hales, professor, Georgia Institute of Technology – Ernest Scheller Jr. College of Business
  • Robert Hirth, chairman, Committee of Sponsoring Organizations of the Treadway Commission (COSO), senior managing director, Protiviti
  • Kurt Kuehn, former CFO, UPS
  • Lloyd Kurtz, senior portfolio manager, head of social impact investing, Wells Fargo Private Bank
  • Elizabeth Seeger, director, KKR
  • Stephanie Tang, senior corporate counsel and assistant corporate secretary, the Clorox Company

Alan Beller, chair of the nominating and governance committee of the SASB Foundation, said; “We have carefully considered and selected the members of the SASB Standards Board to represent a diversity of key perspectives, including individuals with expertise and experience in standards-setting, corporate reporting, and investing and financial analysis.”

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