Amy Springsteel Appointed to AccountAbility AA1000 Standards Board

Feb 9, 2016 12:30 PM ET
Press Release

LONDON and NEW YORK, February 9, 2016 / 3BL Media/ - AccountAbility is pleased to announce that Ms. Amy Springsteel, Assistant Vice President of Corporate Responsibility for Voya Financial, has been appointed to the AccountAbility AA1000 Standards Board. Ms.Springsteel is currently the Assistant Vice President of Corporate Responsibility for Voya Financial, which rebranded from ING U.S. in 2014, a leading provider of retirement, investment management and insurance products and services. Prior to her position at Voya Financial, Ms. Springsteelworked as a client service director and strategist in the sustainability communications practice at Addison Design and formerly operated her own consultancy, Competitive Edge Consulting Associates, Inc. (CECA).

“AccountAbility Standards has a 20-year pedigree that has persevered because of its ability to adapt and develop assurance solutions that guide companies in a quickly changing business environment. Our board members are vital to maintain the relevance and freshness of our work and Amy’s reputation as a pioneer at the forefront of her profession will make a significant contribution to our organisation.  I very much look forward to working with Amy in the coming months and years”, says Assheton Stewart Carter, AccountAbility Standards’ chair. 
Ms. Springsteel has wide experience across numerous sectors including corporate, public, non-profit and political with a select client roster including General Electric (GE), PepsiCo, Deloitte, IBM, The Princeton Review, the New York State Department of Banking, the New York City Agency for Child Development, Benjamin for U.S. Senate, the Stella Adler Studio of Acting and the Boys Choir of Harlem. She also serves as a member of the board of directors of Junior Achievement of New York.
Ms. Springsteel holds certifications from Robert F. Kennedy Center for Justice & Human Rights/Columbia University Sustainable Investing, Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) and Kaplan Eduneering Sustainability Professional. She has earned both Bachelor and Master of Science degrees from The Florida State University.
AccountAbility CEO, Sunny Misser, stated, “Amy is a very valuable addition to our Standards Board – she brings strong subject matter expertise, a sound understanding of the business world and an impressive network within the US, and globally. We look forward to working with Amy and the rest of the Standards Board.”
AccountAbility is a leading global research, consulting and standards organisation providing innovative solutions to the most critical challenges in corporate responsibility and sustainable development. Since 1995, AccountAbility has been helping corporations, nonprofits and governments embed ethical, environmental, social and governance accountability into their organisational DNA. AccountAbility’s unique value proposition brings together leading-edge research, widely applied standards and strategic advisory services to deliver practical solutions.