FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
(Denver, Colo., January 30, 2014) - The Sustainability Accounting Standards Board™ (SASB)™, a 501c3 non-profit organization that provides sustainability accounting standards for use by publicly listed corporations in the U.S., has announced that Edward "Ted" White has been named to its board of directors.
White is a name partner at the Denver law firm Moye White LLP. He is also managing partner of Fahr LLC, the umbrella entity for investor, philanthropist, and advanced energy advocate Tom Steyer's business, policy, and philanthropic efforts. White is the author of Business Contracts: A Guide for Lawyers and Business Owners (Bradford Publishing, 2013) and the founder of Estabrook Funds. His civic leadership includes being Chairman of the Boettcher Foundation, Trustee of the Rocky Mountain Institute, and Founding Chair of Volunteers for Outdoor Colorado.
White is one of five new SASB board members that include former SEC Chairman Elisse Walter and CalSTRS CEO Jack Ehnes. The new board members will serve a minimum two year term effective January, 2014.
The Sustainability Accounting Standards Board™ (SASB™) is a 501(c)3 non-profit that provides standards for use by publicly-listed corporations in the U.S. in disclosing material sustainability issues for the benefit of investors and the public. SASB standards are designed for disclosure in mandatory filings to the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), such as the Form 10-K and 20-F. SASB standards will result in the improved performance of 13,000+ corporations, representing over $16 trillion in funds, on the highest-priority environmental, social and governance issues.
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