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SASB publishes exposure drafts on health care sector sustainability reporting

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Mar 04, 2013

The U.S. Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB) has released proposed sustainability accounting standards for the health care sector.

The proposed sustainability accounting standards are set out as a number of exposure drafts, industry briefs, and public comment surveys in each of the following sectors: biotechnology, pharmaceuticals, medical equipment and supplies, health care delivery, health care distributors, and managed care.

In a manner consistent with the objectives of the SASB, the exposure drafts are designed for use in public filings of U.S. companies and as such, contain a focus on auditable information.

The exposure drafts were open for a 30-day comment period, which closed on March 30, 2013.

Click for SASB press release (link to the SASB's Web site).

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