Attract More Capital and Investment
These ESG-mandated investments or ESG assets are becoming increasingly popular among investors. Deloitte found that ESG-mandated assets represented roughly 10% of total assets in 2012.
Consumers Prefer Sustainable Businesses
Sustainable businesses are preferred by consumers as well as by businesses themselves. According to Reuters, climate change, human rights, and social equity are of growing importance for employees, especially millennials. 65% of respondents in the survey said they would prefer to work for an organization with strong environmental policies.
ESG Playbook & Carbonfund.org Partner for Carbon Offsets
ESG Playbook and Carbonfund.org Foundation have committed to jointly delivering solutions and services that unlock Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) value by guiding businesses to take a more proactive approach to ESG.
Closing the gap: G20 ambition levels and related impact on global temperature rise
New research underscores the critical role of G20 countries in limiting global temperature rise to 1.5°C and avoiding the most dangerous and costly climate impacts.
Climate change has reached a new pinnacle. “Nobody’s safe and it’s getting worse, faster,” said Inger Anderson of the UN.
Climate change has reached a new pinnacle. According to IPCC, "Nobody’s safe and it’s getting worse, faster,” said Inger Anderson, executive director of the UN Environment Programme, which established the climate change panel in 1988 in partnership with the World Meteorological Organization.
Stakeholders Make an Example of Exxon Mobil
Stakeholders Make an Example of Exxon Mobil – Last week’s shake-up of Exxon Mobil Corp.’s board of directors is a clear signal to corporate America that indecision and greenwashing will no longer be accepted by small or large stake shareholders.
Carbon taxes don’t harm the economy, according to new research
The researchers state that the differences in their findings imply that technology adoption and business entry play a central role in shaping the economic implications of a carbon tax.