Symantec Joins Sustainability Accounting Standards Board Advisory Council

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Symantec Joins Sustainability Accounting Standards Board Advisory Council

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Monday, May 20, 2013 - 8:00am

CAMPAIGN: Symantec | Environmental Sustainability

CONTENT: Press Release

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., May 20, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Symantec Corp. (NASDAQ: SYMC) announces today that they will join the Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB) advisory council, a network of professionals that support and promote the work of SASB.   Symantec is also participating in SASB’s working group to help develop sustainability accounting standards for the Technology and Communications sector.

SASB is a 501c3 organization that provides sustainability accounting standards for use by publicly-listed corporations in the US in disclosing material sustainability issues for the benefit of investors and the public.  SASB standards, which are being developed for 88 industries, are designed to inform disclosure of sustainability issues in the Form 10-K and 20-F.

Symantec is currently committed to issuing a Corporate Responsibility Report every year. Additionally, quarterly communications on material issues are discussed in the Corporate Responsibility Snapshot, a Symantec newsletter distributed to over 20,000 stakeholders.

For more information on Symantec’s 2012 Corporate Responsibility report, please see:

Additional information on the SASB is available at

About Symantec
Symantec protects the world’s information, and is a global leader in security, backup and availability solutions. Our innovative products and services protect people and information in any environment – from the smallest mobile device, to the enterprise data center, to cloud-based systems. Our world-renowned expertise in protecting data, identities and interactions gives our customers confidence in a connected world. More information is available at or by connecting with Symantec at:

About SASB
Sustainability Accounting Standards Board™ (SASB)™ is an independent 501(c)3 organization that establishes and maintains industry-tailored key performance indicators for use in disclosing material sustainability issues for the benefit of investors, corporations and the public. For more information about SASB, visit, or follow us on YouTube, Twitter or LinkedIn.


Jaime Barclay