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: With enforcement on our doorstep, organizations must consider the impact of ESG in their risk models
ESG.ORG Comment: Oil and Gas industry is driving forward to ensure compliance with ESG requirements
ESG.ORG Comment: The energy costs of Bitcoin mining is causing some to consider the impact and future of bitcoin
ESG.ORG Comment: Should ESG requirements be the target of the compensation plans and goals?
ESG.ORG Comment: What if you could have ESG in your 401k? The industry is lobbying to make this happen.
ESG.ORG Comment: ESG growth is outpacing traditional index business
ESG.ORG Comment: Full steam ahead on the ESG front from this podcasts perspective
ESG.ORG Comment: Once the Asset Managers get onboard the momentum will increase significantly
ESG.ORG Comment: How will advisors be impacted by the changing landscape?
ESG.ORG Comment: S&P Global annual report finds record ESG disclosure
ESG.ORG Comment: Projections of ESG Growth sprouting from the pandemic.
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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