Dr. Jean Rogers is the Founder and Former CEO of the Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB), which she led for 8 years. The SASB is a non-profit dedicated to enhancing the efficiency of the U.S. capital markets by fostering high quality disclosure of material sustainability information that meets investor needs and enhances public trust in companies. Under Dr. Rogers’ leadership (2010-2018), the SASB developed sustainability accounting standards for 79 industries with the involvement of 3,000 stakeholders, raised over $25M for ESG research on materiality, launched an education program in sustainability accounting, and convened an Investor Advisory Group comprised of 27 leading asset owners and managers with more than $33T in AUM, all advocating for market standards.
Prior to founding SASB, Dr. Rogers worked for more than a decade in sustainable development for Arup, a global engineering consultancy, and for Deloitte in management consulting. She holds degrees in civil and environmental engineering, and is a former Loeb Fellow at Harvard University. Dr. Rogers was named by Barron’s as one of the Top 20 Influencers of Sustainable Investing in 2018. Dr. Rogers is currently an author and advisor to several private and public companies, an academic advisor to INSEAD’s Hoffmann Global Institute for Business and Society, and a visiting fellow at the Harvard Kennedy School where she mentors social entrepreneurs.
Committees: Governance and Corporate Compensation (Chair), Audit & Risk, Environmental, Health & Safety