There is no ESG without S and G: Are businesses forgetting social and governance issues from their agendas?

Treating all areas equally will deliver better returns

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Jonquil Hackenberg of Infosys
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Jonquil Hackenberg of Infosys

The role ESG is playing in company decision making has skyrocketed in recent years, with global ESG investment now totalling a staggering $40.5trn.

However, while the number of organisations acknowledging the importance of an ESG agenda rapidly increasing, there is no doubt that organisations are singling out certain areas of ESG, leading to it becoming a top-heavy model. When we discuss ESG, the E - environment - usually always comes out on top. Of course, this is understandable, given the urgency of the situation, with campaigners regularly reminding us that action needs to be taken now to save future generations. The sustainability bloc party: Will the next decade be Europe's moment to shine? In fact, the World Economic For...

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