Jun 17, 2022
Environmental, social and governance (ESG) is quickly becoming mainstream, but corporates may find it difficult to tackle ESG with siloed efforts toward E, S and G. As more organizations prioritize human capital, racial equity and talent development, a new focus on the S — the social factors within ESG — is beginning to take shape. But how are enterprises responding to these challenges, and what can be said about the current state of transparency and measurement when it comes to reporting on these social factors?
In this episode, Bruno Sarda, Climate Change and Sustainability Services Partner at Ernst & Young LLP and Senior Manager Lucy Godshall are joined by Emily Bayley, Head of ESG, Private Sector at the World Economic Forum (WEF), and Ebony Thomas, Racial Equality and Economic Opportunity Executive at Bank of America. They discuss the focus that employees and institutional investors are placing on diversity, inclusivity, training, and health and safety. Finally, the importance of corporate culture and the potential impact on the bottom line.
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