ESG (environmental, social and governance) is a generic term used in capital markets and used by investors to evaluate corporate behaviour 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.
Larry Fink, CEO of Blackrock recently said "Environmental, social, and governance (ESG) factors relevant to a company's business can provide essential insights into management effectiveness and thus a company's long-term prospects.
We look to see that a company is attuned to the key factors that contribute to long-term growth: sustainability of the business model and its operations, attention to external and environmental factors that could impact the company, and recognition of the company's role as a member of the communities in which it operates".
Board Members, Corporate Executives, ESG Professionals, Government, Associations, Nonprofits and Global Citizens all benefit from ESG!
Provide events to allow diverse groups of corporate functions to interact and share knowledge on this very important topic. The complexity of all of the participants requires a new approach.
Provide guidance and support for the harmonization efforts required to organize, synthesize, and operationalize this new risk landscape. A new risk landscape requires a new approach to harmonization and transversal alignment for corporations and investors alike.
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.
Check out this great video from BNP Paribas an excellent overview of ESG.
Are increasingly ensuring that their investments are in alignment with the core principles of ESG and they are rewarding companies that are also in agreement.
With investor activism at an all time high, board members are loathe to ignore this important topic.
As Board Members pressure increases so shall that of Corporate Executives who are charged with managing ESG risks on a daily basis.
This member type has numerous benefits realized by an ESG strategy from economic growth to innovation and international support.
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.
Everyone benefits from an enhanced focus on ESG principles. from tomorrows workforce, to our seniors and most importantly for the future of our planet, in more ways than imaginable.
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