2022-03-08T17:56:00+00:00By Michael Baxter
The first day of ESG Global sponsored by Planetly from OneTrust, was packed with fascinating insights.If there was a common theme it was the need for greater harmonisation of ESG standards. But to start at the beginning we need to go back to 1965.In 1965, the Beatles had a number ...
2022-03-03T10:25:00+00:00By Michael Baxter
Should ESG embrace defence? Even MEPs who are members of the Green Parties have voted to support Ukraine with military supplies, and various reports suggest an ESG change is afoot.
2022-02-28T17:30:00+00:00By Michael Baxter
BP is ditching Rosneft; BP plans to be net-zero by 2050, but are its attempts to embrace ESG ‘Beyond the Pale’?
2022-02-25T14:51:00+00:00By Michael Baxter
ESG faces its biggest challenge as the West finds that its dependence oil and gas reduces its ability to sanction Russia. ESG is getting blamed, but the critique is wrong.
2022-02-21T17:25:00+00:00By GRC World Forums
A lack of global standardisation for climate-related financial regulation has created a confusing, disconnected – and easy to ignore – cross-border compliance landscape, experts say.
Active shareholders such as billionaire investor Carl Icahn and investment firm Engine No.1 are driving the adoption of ESG.
ESG by design, the concept bears parallels with privacy by design but is perhaps even more important. Marcus Maida explains.
2022-02-14T14:27:00+00:00By Michael Baxter
Much to the dismay of fans, Tesla has a weak ESG rating. Why is the Tesla ESG rating so low? There is a parallel with figure skating.
2022-02-11T11:19:00+00:00By GRC World Forums
The rapid evolution of ESG markets and regulatory frameworks evolve, “internal audit functions have a key role to play” in supporting organisational risk management.
2022-02-08T15:32:00+00:00By Michael Baxter
At an investment presentation in 2021, Warren Buffett called ESG asinine. What did he mean by that, and was he right?
2022-02-08T15:00:00+00:00By Michael Baxter
What is ESG? Why is ESG important? Can a company that adopts ESG also maximise profits? What are the challenges in adopting ESG? Why is demand for ESG is growing? What is the ESG opportunity and how does this tie in with labour shortage? And what about ESG and company culture?
2022-02-02T16:25:00+00:00By GRC World Forums
General Motors has announced a new pledge to power three automotive plants in the US with clean energy, as part of the company’s drive to meet more stringent ESG standards amid the growing climate crisis.
2022-02-01T11:07:00+00:00By GRC World Forums
German Minister for Economic Affairs and Climate Action, Robert Habeck says more needs to be done if Germany is to fulfil its ESG (environmental, social, and governance) ambitions.
2022-01-31T16:09:00+00:00By GRC World Forums
Newly published research has brought a welcome investigation into the key ESG data supply chain challenges that rating providers and data aggregators (RPDAs) face.
2022-01-28T15:33:00+00:00By GRC World Forums
According to a new report published by the Deloitte Economics Institute, the United States economy could gain $3 trillion if it rapidly decarbonizes over the next 50 years and plots a path guided an ESG-first mindset.
2022-01-27T16:45:00+00:00By GRC World Forums
Audit committees in the US, already contending with the ongoing impact of the pandemic, are also being challenged by increased complexity in their core responsibilities across other areas within their organisations, a new Deloitte survey suggests.
2022-01-24T15:43:00+00:00By GRC World Forums
Retailers should listen more closely to their customers about their sustainable shopping preferences, according to a new report based on data collected from top retail executives and thousands of consumers in the US.
2022-01-24T13:20:00+00:00By GRC World Forums
As pressures grow on shareholders and executives to improve sustainability credentials, a new report reveals ways in which leaders can identify and use the right data to improve business performance.
2022-01-21T10:56:00+00:00By GRC World Forums
The interest of US insurance companies in incorporating Environmental, Social and Governance (“ESG”) factors into investment strategies has grown significantly in the past two years, a new survey finds.
2022-01-21T09:21:00+00:00By GRC World Forums
New research has found that firms in “sustainable” spheres such as renewable energy managed to raise record-breaking levels of equity through 2021.
2022-01-14T11:13:00+00:00By GRC World Forums
Modern consumers are showing greater preferences for sustainability and shopping journeys that are splintered across multiple digital, physical and mobile touchpoints.