Sustainability – from words to action, April 12 2021

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Sustainability – from words to action Creating Standards for Sustainability Reporting

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In the first episode of our second seasons, Bob Eccles will be interviewed by Ron Soonieus, chair of the Sustainability Club. After the interview Bob will be answering questions from the audience.

About Bob Eccles

Bob describes himself as a “Dedicated weight lifter. Capital market activist. Focused on improving corporate reporting and to enhance ESG integration by companies and investors”.

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Bob is a Visiting Professor of Management Practice at the Said Business School at Oxford University and a Senior Advisor at the Boston Consulting Group. He is the Founding Chairman of the Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB) and one of the founders of the International Integrated Reporting Council (IIRC).

Bob is based in Boston.

Thought Leadership

In 2011, Bob was selected as one of the Top 100 Thought Leaders in Trustworthy Business Behavior, for his extensive, positive contribution to building trust in business, and in 2014 and 2015 was named as one of the 100 Most Influential People in Business Ethics. He is also an Honorary Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA).


Bob is the award-winning author of a dozen books including seminal works on integrated reporting, sustainability, and the role of business in society. A prolific writer for both academic and practitioner audiences, he has his own column on His most recent book (with Michael P. Krzus and Sydney Ribot) is The Integrated Reporting Movement: Meaning, Momentum, Motives, and Materiality (John Wiley & Sons, 2015). In this book he suggests the idea of an annual board of directors “Statement of Significant Audiences and Materiality.”

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