Stakeholder Capitalism Metrics Initiative: over 120 companies implement the ESG reporting metrics – The European Sting - Critical News & Insights on European Politics, Economy, Foreign Affairs, Business & Technology

(Credit: Unsplash) This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. For the private sector to drive progress towards the UN Sustainable Development Goals, a common reporting system is essential. Over 120 companies have co-designed the Stakeholder Capitalism Metrics – a set ofContinue Reading

MPower Partners: Supporting start-ups in their ESG journey | Case study

MPower Partners Signatory type: Investment manager HQ location: Japan Covered in this case study Asset class: Venture capital Georgraphy: Japan Sector(s): Technology MPower Partners, a global venture capital fund founded in 2021 by three women—Kathy Matsui, Yumiko Murakami, and Miwa Seki—invests in mid and late-stage companies that provide tech-enabled solutionsContinue Reading

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Environmental risks There’s no single taxonomy of environmental risks. Consider what categories your organization uses and what is used elsewhere in the sector. The following should all be covered, at a minimum, but may be described in different ways using different terminology: Climate change. This should include the effect ofContinue Reading

Why Disruption Shouldn't Derail The ESG Strategy Of Businesses In The Middle East

(MENAFN– Mid-East.Info) By François Faelli, Global Managing Partner of ESG, Bain & Company and Akram Alami, Partner, Bain & Company Middle East Dubai, United Arab Emirates: Sustainable change has lengthy time horizons—even as companies in the region achieve interim environmental, social, and governance (ESG) milestones, their aims and aspirations oftenContinue Reading

What Is ESG and Why Is It Important?

You’ve likely already heard the term ESG. Maybe it came up in a meeting or you saw it on your company’s website. Or perhaps you’ve stumbled across it in an article. You know it has something to do with performance and sustainability, maybe even diversity and inclusion.  But what doesContinue Reading

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svetikd / iStock.com Modern investors looking to build portfolios that are both profitable and ethical incorporate non-financial criteria known as environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors into their analysis of potential stock picks. The goal of ESG investing is to build a portfolio of companies that have demonstrated a commitmentContinue Reading