The ESG Impact Series

ESG's impact on businesses continues to rise.
Ted JacksonJanuary 18, 2023

Environmental, social, and governance (ESG) initiatives have become a part of the standard corporate landscape. In this series, CFO examines its origins, how impact can be measured, and how one industry has approached compliance.


Part I: The Rise of ESG: Where It Is Now and How It Got Here

Calls for corporate reform are as old as the corporation itself, so why now are companies pushing for more ESG efforts in their organizations?

Part II: How Will ESG Impact be Measured?

While a universal reporting standard does not yet exist, impact accounting attempts to put monetary values on ESG principles.

Part III: How the Real Estate Industry Is Addressing ESG Compliance

Commercial real estate may be ahead of most industries on the ESG adoption front, given the inherent wastefulness of most office buildings.