Katie Schmitz Eulitt has worked with the Value Reporting Foundation [formerly Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB)] since its inception. She now leads the SASB Standards Investor Advisory Group, comprising 61 leading international asset owners and managers – with >$52 Trillion in assets – supporting the VRF as a market standard for the communication of corporate performance on financially-material ESG issues to investors. She also developed and curates ESG Integration Insights, the VRF’s ongoing series of investor-written case studies examining the use of SASB Standards across asset classes, markets, and investment strategies.
Katie worked with investment bank Salomon Brothers for over a decade in the US, Japan, and Hong Kong. Her experience in project development and finance spans the energy sector (both fossil fuels and renewables), the protection of forested lands, and water disinfection in developing markets.
She holds a BA in Japanese from the University of California, Berkeley, an MBA from l’Institut Européen d’Administration des Affaires (INSEAD) in Fontainebleau, France, an executive certificate in sustainability from the Presidio Graduate School of San Francisco, and a Global Competent Boards Designation.