ESG strategy

Why your board needs an ESG strategy

ESG needs to be embedded in your overall business strategy, and it shouldn’t be a stand-alone issue. Linking ESG into your products and services is critical. Demonstrating good ESG practice also gives you access to potential new markets.

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The 20 biggest corporate polluters

Researchers have found that just 20 different state-owned and multinational companies drive the climate emergency that threatens humanity. Although these firms are conscious of their industry’s devastating impact on the planet, they have continued to expand their operations. 

ESG essentials

ESG essentials for directors

Gráinne Madden, the principal and CSR/ESG specialist at GJM Associates, outlines precisely how directors should approach environmental, social, and governance (ESG) in this valuable member’s session. 

10 ESG trends to watch

10 ESG trends to watch

Environmental, social and governance (ESG) isn’t just a trend; it is now an integral part of good corporate governance. However, within ESG, many trends are emerging, and here are ten trends we can expect to see grow in the coming years.

ESG creates a happier workforce

ESG creates a happier workforce

According to Mercer, generational changes in the workforce will also account for greater priority in ESG strategies. Millennials and Generation Z will make up most of the workforce by 2029. These emerging demographics tend to have greater environmental and societal concerns than previous generations. 

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Five things a director must know about ESG

Global efforts to combat climate change have reached a turning point. As nations implement their emission reduction strategies, directors should evaluate the climate-related risks that their companies face. Here are five things directors must know about ESG.

Could company directors be sued for bad ESG

Could directors be sued for bad ESG?

If a board of directors governs an organisation that knowingly carried out environmentally or socially damaging activities, could they be held accountable in the future?

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Why sustainability needs to be on the board agenda

Each generation of business leaders confronts a new set of opportunities and challenges, and sustainability and ESG is undoubtedly at the top of this generation’s. Laura Heuston outlines why companies should develop a clearer sense of what sustainability means to them and what directors can do to oversee and report on sustainability effectively.