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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.ORG Comment: Even during the pandemic, this is proving to be a critical component.
ESG.ORG Comment: The need for infrastructure changes to how me manage ESG is strongly echoed in this article. Topical changes will no longer suffice.
ESG.ORG Comment: This articles outlines the benefits from investment to dividends
ESG.ORG Comment: Another large bank clamors for the use of standards for the measure of ESG
ESG.ORG Comment: You know it’s serious when Oil and Gas signs on to participate
ESG.ORG Comment: We need more focus on the E in ESG with renewables getting in the race we should see some progress
ESG.ORG Comment: ETFs and investors are the small chips away at the old regime and process
ESG.ORG Comment: With the election we look towards a brighter future for ESG requirements in 2021 and beyond!
ESG.ORG Comment: The court of public opinion is now saying that investors are ready for lower returns.
ESG.ORG Comment: ESG.ORG Comment: Now the SEC jumps in with guidance for investment advisors and the likes. Time will tell the outcome.
ESG.ORG Comment: Does Tesla qualify as an ESG company given the focus on fossil fuels displacement?
ESG.ORG Comment: 1.2 Trillion in assets for a sustainable fund is the kind of velocity that the industry needs.
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.
With investor activism at an all time high, board members are loath 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 future workforce, to our seniors and most importantly for the future of our planet, in more ways than imaginable.
Check out this great video from BNP Paribas for an excellent overview of ESG.
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