How to Quench Investors’ Thirst for ESG Information
A large proportion of investors have recently assigned greater importance to companies' environmental, social, and governance factors.
Sustainability Should Be on the Mid-Market CFO’s Agenda
Mid-market firms can be resource-constrained, but when it comes to sustainability their nimbleness can be an advantage.
Black Rock Chief Tells CEOs to Behave like Citizens
But billionaire investor Sam Zell wonders when it was that BlackRock CEO Larry Fink “had been made God."
Closing the Confidence Gap in Sustainability Data
The use of effective internal controls around sustainability performance data is not just a 'nice to have'; it’s a must-have.
Pressed by Investors, CFOs Awake to Sustainability
Finance chiefs' indifference to sustainability is slowly — and irreversibly — starting to change, a corporate valuation expert observes.
Sustainability Disclosures Fall Short
Eighty-one percent of companies divulged some information about material sustainability risks in 2015, but the reports often lacked consistency.
Sustainability Disclosure: A Matter of Public Trust
ESG disclosure can build public trust and thereby influence a company’s ability to operate.
Why CFOs Need to Consider Sustainability
Businesses that fail to invest in sustainable supply chains are missing out on significant opportunities to generate value.
Socially Responsible Companies Pay Lower Taxes
A new study debunks the common notion that companies with high CSR ratings do not practice aggressive tax avoidance.
Future Finance Leaders: We’ll Shun Environmentally Challenged Firms
Almost half of business school students say they'd take a lower salary to work for an environmentally conscious employer.
Sustainable Products Fatten Corporate Coffers
For many large companies, revenues from sustainable products and services are growing much faster than overall sales.