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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The Importance of ESG Factors in Investment Decisions

https://www.nasdaq.com/articles/the-importance-of-esg-factors-in-investment-decisions-2020-03-19


ESG.ORG Comment: An excellent article about the ESG Factors in Decisioning!

‘Massive Risk’ Drives ESG Bets at $108 Billion Finnish Funds

https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2020-02-23/-massive-risk-drives-esg-deadline-at-108-billion-finnish-funds


ESG.ORG Comment: The risk reward ratio is proving to be fertile ground for Finnish investors.

ESG, Private Credit Are Part of Active Managers’ Survival Plans

https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2020-03-08/esg-private-credit-are-part-of-active-managers-survival-plans


ESG.ORG Comment: Fund Managers are including ESG in their survival toolkit.

Madison International Realty Circles ESG In New Partnership

Drip, drip, drip: Water is a leading ESG concern

https://www.greenbiz.com/article/drip-drip-drip-water-leading-esg-concern


ESG.ORG Comment: Water is the leading ESG concern per this article and we agree.

As FIIs turn ESG-conscious, Indian markets to have an implication

https://economictimes.indiatimes.com/markets/stocks/news/as-fiis-turn-esg-conscious-indian-markets-to-have-an-implication/articleshow/74171952.cms


ESG.ORG Comment: This article shows the global impact of ESG and how the Indian markets are impacted.

Morningstar: Passive ESG fixed income ‘ripe for rapid expansion’

https://www.etfstream.com/feature/10503_morningstar-passive-esg-fixed-income-ripe-for-rapid-expansion/


ESG.ORG Comment: Passive ESG Fixed Income on the verge of explosive growth.


Microsoft stock is the biggest winner from environmental and socially responsible investing

https://qz.com/1803716/microsoft-is-the-biggest-recipient-of-esg-rsi-stock-fund-investment/


ESG.ORG Comment: Microsoft Stock is the biggest winner from ESG investing.



MSCI Says ESG Indexes Could Eventually Outsize Traditional Indexes

IEN Report: ESG Investing Performs “as Well or Better” Than Traditional Approaches at Colleges

https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20200219005846/en/IEN-Report-ESG-Investing-Performs-“as-Better


ESG.ORG Comment: ESG Investing has significant impact at University Endowments.

2020 ESG Events Calendar

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


May 19, 2020

ESG and Global Trends in Investing (Boston)

7:30am - 5:30pm

CONVENE AT ONE BOSTON PLACE 201 Washington Street Boston, MA 02108

May 19, 2020

ESG and Global Trends in Investing (Boston)

7:30am - 5:30pm

CONVENE AT ONE BOSTON PLACE 201 Washington Street Boston, MA 02108

May 19 and 20, 2020

MSCI Annual Global Investing Conference and Workshops

8:00 A.M. Registration - 7:30 P.M. End of event

The Landmark Hotel, 222 Marylebone Road, Marylebone, London, NW1 6JQ

May 19 and 20, 2020

MSCI Annual Global Investing Conference and Workshops

8:00 A.M. Registration - 7:30 P.M. End of event

The Landmark Hotel, 222 Marylebone Road, Marylebone, London, NW1 6JQ

May 20, 2020

FT Investing for Good Europe: Mainstreaming ESG

Royal Garden Hotel 2-24 Kensington High St Kensington London W8 4PT

May 20, 2020

FT Investing for Good Europe: Mainstreaming ESG

Royal Garden Hotel 2-24 Kensington High St Kensington London W8 4PT

May 21, 2020

ESG and Global Trends in Investing (New York)

7:30am - 5:30pm

Princeton Club of New York 15 W 43rd St. New York, NY 10036

May 21, 2020

ESG and Global Trends in Investing (New York)

7:30am - 5:30pm

Princeton Club of New York 15 W 43rd St. New York, NY 10036

June 8-10, 2020

US SIF Conference

2500 Calvert St NW, Washington, DC 20008

June 8-10, 2020

2500 Calvert St NW, Washington, DC 20008

More Events

Our Members

Institutional Investors

Corporate Executives - C Suite

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

Corporate Executives - C Suite

Institutional Investors

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

Corporate Executives - C Suite

Corporate Executives - C Suite

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

Industry & Nonprofits

Corporate Executives - C Suite

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

ESG Professionals

Industry & Nonprofits

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

Industry & Nonprofits

ESG Professionals

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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