Calling all company boards: where are your ESG experts?

Week of 11 January 2021 Calling all company boards: where are your ESG experts? Responsible corporate boards seek to understand, measure and address material risks to the business, relying on the expertise of their members. But a new paper from the NYU Stern Center for Sustainable Business asks why this isn’t the case for environmental, … Continue reading Calling all company boards: where are your ESG experts?

Human rights due diligence is holistic and includes – you guessed it – climate risk

Week of 11 January 2021 Human rights due diligence is holistic and includes – you guessed it - climate risk The well-being of people and the health of the planet are closely intertwined. There is a growing recognition within the international community that in order to protect people from the worst effects of climate change—and … Continue reading Human rights due diligence is holistic and includes – you guessed it – climate risk

Move over governments: Business now only institution seen as both competent and ethical

Week of 11 January 2021 Move over governments: Business now only institution seen as both competent and ethical According to Edelman’s 2021 annual Trust Barometer, 2020 can be summed up in three stark words: “Declaring Information Bankruptcy.” Throughout the course of the year, global crises from the pandemic to systemic racism to political instability wreaked … Continue reading Move over governments: Business now only institution seen as both competent and ethical