ESG’s role in corporate transparency, accountability, and reputation-building is well established, but less is known about its financial ROI. Here are 13 ways that companies can achieve higher ROI through ESG.
Rather than treating climate risk as just another compliance exercise, businesses should invest the necessary time and resources to capture value (or avoid loss) as the world transitions to hotter weather and a carbon-free economy.
Although Africa has contributed less than 3% of the world’s cumulative CO2 emissions since 1750 and the average African emits 10 times less CO2 than a North American, it is feeling a disproportionate impact from climate change. The time is now to direct climate capital to the continent.
Although less than half of the 100 largest law firms in the U.S. have an ESG policy and only 8% have an ESG or sustainability report, nearly all offer ESG legal services to clients. The result is industry-wide risk of greenwashing.
With only 46% of the 100 largest REITs conducting materiality assessments and many focusing on the wrong material topics, this multi-trillion-dollar industry leaves much to be desired in its contributions to sustainability.
With increasing momentum accelerating corporate climate action and climate capital, significant investments are being made by U.S. businesses to spur climate-related entrepreneurship and enterprise in Africa.
In an increasingly volatile world, managing ESG risks across your supply chain can be the difference between maintaining business continuity and profitability and not. This article explores what you can do to address risks today.