The Role Of The Board In ESG
Environmental, social and governance (ESG) considerations are gaining more traction in tandem with the increased demand for greater corporate transparency and accountability to stakeholders. The scope of ESG is wide, ranging from issues like climate change and income inequality, to gender diversity, ethical practices, and greater stakeholder participation or input
What Has ESG Got To Do With Enterprise Risk Management?
Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) requirements are gaining prominence in many large organisations. Investors and stakeholders are starting to pay closer attention to how companies treat their environment, conduct themselves as corporate citizens, and carry out their governance responsibilities. Statistics have shown increasing funds flowing to “green” bonds and sustainability-linked
ESG: When People Come First
The novel coronavirus is one in a long line of diseases to afflict the world’s population but Covid-19 is different. It has been affecting people in a different way. Indeed, the pandemic has underscored the material value of the health and contribution of people to business. It has become imperative
Wealth Inequality: Why Should Businesses Care
Earlier this month, Oxfam released the latest edition of its Reducing Inequality Index, which ranks countries based on government spending on welfare and social protection and health, taxation policies, and labor rights and minimum wage policies. Denmark, Germany, Finland, and Austria ranked as the least unequal, while Nigeria, Uzbekistan, Haiti,