Janine Guillot is Chief Executive Officer of the Value Reporting Foundation, a nonprofit that helps businesses and investors develop a shared understanding of drivers of enterprise value, including how value is created, preserved or eroded over time. Prior, Janine was CEO of the SASB Foundation (SASB). Under her leadership, SASB and the International Integrated Reporting Council (IIRC) merged to become the Value Reporting Foundation. As CEO of the Value Reporting Foundation, Janine’s priorities are to increase use of the Integrated Thinking Principles, the Integrated Reporting Framework, and SASB Standards by companies and investors around the world and work with a broad range of stakeholders to advance progress towards a globally accepted comprehensive corporate reporting system.
Janine has 30+ years of experience in senior leadership roles in financial services. Prior to joining SASB, she served as Chief Operating Investment Officer for the California Public Employees’ Retirement System (CalPERS), where she oversaw the investment office business operations and the CalPERS corporate governance program, including integration of ESG factors into investment decision-making. At Barclays Global Investors, she served as Chief Operating Officer for BGI’s European and Global Fixed Income businesses. At Bank of America, she served in Chief Financial Officer and Chief Administrative Officer roles for retail and commercial business units.
A graduate of Southern Methodist University (SMU), Janine began her career as a technical accountant and auditor with Ernst & Young. True to these roots, Janine seeks to advance a system for sustainability accounting that has the commensurate level of maturity, credibility and acceptance as financial accounting. In recognition for her leadership at the intersection of sustainability, accounting and finance, Janine was selected as a 2020 NACD Directorship 100 Honoree and named to the 2020 Business Insider’s 100 People Transforming Business list.
Janine serves on the Board of Directors of The Value Reporting Foundation, the Marin Agricultural Land Trust, and Equilibrium Capital; on California’s Climate-Related Risk Disclosure Advisory Group; on the Senior Advisory Board at the Center for Responsible Business at UC Berkeley’s Haas School of Business; and on the Advisory Board of Blockchain Coinvestors. She is a former member of the FDIC’s Systemic Resolution Advisory Committee.