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SASB Releases Provisional Sustainability Accounting Standards for Health Care Industry, A Key Milestone in Improving Disclosure of Material Non-Financial Information
Date:7/31/2013

vailable." SASB standards will be developed for 80+ industries in 10 sectors over the next two years.

"By establishing standards for reporting industry-focused metrics on material non-financial information, SASB helps provide investors with a more complete view of a company's risks and opportunities," said Robert Herz, former chairman of the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB).

In the coming months SASB will release provisional sustainability accounting standards for the Financials and Technology & Communications sectors. Standards for the Non-Renewables sector are in active development. View the full schedule of SASB's standards development process here.

About SASB The Sustainability Accounting Standards Board™ (SASB)™ is an independent 501(c)3 organization that establishes and maintains industry-specific standards for use in disclosing material sustainability issues for the benefit of investors, corporations and the public. More than 650 survey responses, from individuals representing $8.8T assets under management and $3.1T market capital, have been collected for standards development for three sectors to date.  For more information about SASB, visit www.sasb.org, or follow us on YouTube, Twitter or LinkedIn.SASB Healthcare Industry Working Group Participants*CorporationsInvestors/AnalystsIntermediaries Atlas Copco

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