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SASB publishes exposure drafts on financial sector sustainability reporting

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May 09, 2013

The United States Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB) has released proposed sustainability accounting standards for the financial 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: asset management and custody activities, investment banking and brokerage, commercial banking, consumer finance, mortgage finance, security and commodity exchanges, and insurance.

The exposure drafts are the second in a series, following earlier proposals for the health care sector. The financial sector proposals were open for a 45-day comment period, which closed on June 14, 2013.

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

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