About ESG.ORG

What is ESG?

ESG (environmental, social and governance) is a general term used in capital markets and used by investors to evaluate corporate behavior and to determine the future financial performance of companies. — Financial Times


Environmental, Social And Governance is the new measure of success for corporations, non-profits and countries alike.  Trillions of dollars are committed to ensuring the perpetuation of ESG Principles.  

Why do I care about ESG?

BlackRock CEO Larry Fink proclaimed in his annual letter in January that, "To prosper over time, every company must not only deliver financial performance, but also show how it makes a positive contribution to society."


Fink also predicted that in the near future, all investors will be using ESG (environmental, social, governance) metrics to determine the value of a company.

Come Join us on an important journey!

Our primary goal is to utilize Governance to help ESG practitioners define a future that is achievable and measurable.  


Board Members, Corporate Executives, ESG Professionals, Government, Associations, Nonprofits and Global Citizens all benefit from ESG.


The ESG.ORG Mandate

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Host ESG Events across the United States & International

Provide events to allow diverse groups of corporate functions to interact and share knowledge on this very important topic.  The complexity of supporting so many participants requires a new approach to solve the problem.

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Provide ESG Guidance on Related Frameworks

Provide guidance and support for the harmonization efforts required to organize, synthesize, and operationalize the disparate silos which comprise ESG today.  A new risk landscape requires a new approach to harmonization and transversal alignment for corporations and investors alike.

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Support Diverse ESG Research Efforts

Provide research and support by considering various methods to support and increase the transparency and accountability goals stated herein.  News aggregation, events calendar and other important research and development activities.

ESG Reporter in the NEWS

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Maximizing shareholder value can no longer be a company’s main purpose: top CEOs

Business Roundtable member on the changing role of corporations

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oeKWywi3AwE


ESG.ORG Comment: So how do we measure the new normal?

ESG: How Companies are Adapting to the Changing Investing Landscape

https://www.nasdaq.com/articles/esg%3A-how-companies-are-adapting-to-the-changing-investing-landscape-2019-10-25


ESG.ORG Comment: All over the globe companies are wrestling with the same issue

ESG Hardliners Blacklist $16 Trillion U.S. Treasuries Market

https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2019-10-15/esg-hardliners-blacklist-16-trillion-u-s-treasuries-market


ESG.ORG Comment: With the cost on noncompliance becoming clearer, how quickly will new standard be adopted?

U.K. Regulator Asks Asset Owners, Managers to Consider ESG

https://www.wsj.com/articles/u-k-regulator-asks-asset-owners-managers-to-consider-esg-11571871660 


ESG.ORG Comment: Is there anything like a good old regulation to get the compliance juices flowing?

Both Climate Emitters and Sustainable Operators Pay Investors Dividends

https://seekingalpha.com/article/4299299-climate-emitters-sustainable-operators-pay-investors-dividends 


ESG.ORG Comment: With clear economic impacts the game changes to revenue not just compliance!

Fiona Reynolds: Why Climate Risk Matters for Investors

https://www.barrons.com/articles/fiona-reynolds-why-climate-risk-matters-for-investors-51571849006


ESG.ORG Comment: Spoken by the CEO of the U.N-backed Principles for Responsible Investing Initiative!

Nasdaq Maintains its ESG Leadership Position in Europe

https://www.nasdaq.com/articles/new-milestones-reached%3A-nasdaq-maintains-its-esg-leadership-position-in-europe-2019-10-10


ESG.ORG Comment: Europe has a head start on this topic and we should all be happy!

Cannabis Faces Significant ESG Risks

https://www.morningstar.com/articles/949410/cannabis-faces-significant-esg-risks


ESG.ORG Comment: Sage advice from the experts, failure to pay attention could result in profits going up in smoke!

Report highlights evolving ESG disclosure in proxy statements

https://www.corporatesecretary.com/articles/esg/31801/report-highlights-evolving-esg-disclosure-proxy-statements


ESG.ORG Comment: Reporting requirements will make this process a whole lot easier for everyone!

ESG Debt: A User’s Guide to Ever-Growing Menu of Bonds and Loans

https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2019-10-16/esg-debt-a-user-s-guide-to-ever-growing-menu-of-bonds-and-loans


ESG.ORG Comment: “More than $100 billion of loans with pricing linked to ESG targets have been issued since the first deal in 2017”

2019 ESG Events Calendar

This section lists the upcoming events focused on ESG topics of interest to practitioners.  


November 20, 2019

4th Infrastructure Investor Summit 2019 Düsseldorf

9:30AM - 5:00PM

Speditionstraße 9 40221 Düsseldorf Germany

Event Details

November 20, 2019

4th Infrastructure Investor Summit 2019 Düsseldorf

9:30AM - 5:00PM

Speditionstraße 9 40221 Düsseldorf Germany

November 20, 2019

GLIO London Seminar

2:00PM - 6:00PM

Imperial College London South Kensington London

Event Details

November 20, 2019

2:00PM - 6:00PM

Imperial College London South Kensington London

November 21, 2019

ESG Center 2019 Annual Governance Meeting

New York

Event Details

November 21, 2019

New York

November 21, 2019

4th Infrastructure Investor Summit 2019 Munich

9:30AM - 5:00PM

Hilton Munich Park Am Tucherpark 7 Munich

Event Details

November 21, 2019

9:30AM - 5:00PM

Hilton Munich Park Am Tucherpark 7 Munich

November 25, 2019

Green Equities 2019 | London

8:00AM - 9:00AM

The Hilton Tower Bridge 5 More London Place, Tooley St. London

Event Details

November 25, 2019

8:00AM - 9:00AM

The Hilton Tower Bridge 5 More London Place, Tooley St. London

More Events

Our Members

Institutional Investors

Investors are increasingly concerned that their revenue targets and returns are in alignment with the core principles of ESG and they are rewarding companies that are also in agreement.

Corporate Board Members

With investor activism at an all time high, board members are loath to ignore this important topic.

Corporate Executives - C Suite

As Board Members pressure increases, so shall that of Corporate Executives who are charged with managing ESG risks on a daily basis.

Industry & Nonprofits

This member type has numerous benefits realized by an ESG strategy from economic growth to innovation and international support.

ESG Professionals

As the warriors in the trenches, these members stand ready to enjoy the benefits of greater visibility and new job opportunities and the self-worth one derives from working on such an important mission.

Global Citizens

Everyone benefits from an enhanced focus on ESG principles.  From future workforce, to our seniors and most importantly for the future of our planet, in more ways than imaginable.

ESG: A factor in sustainable investment by BNP Paribas

Check out this great video from BNP Paribas for an excellent overview of ESG.

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