The use of Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) metrics by the financial sector is growing through ESG investing. To understand the growth, it is helpful to consider what motivates their use. ESG investing can be divided into two camps. There are those who view...
The Scourge of Child Labor
by Clear Strategy | Feb 23, 2023 | 2023, Archive, Blog, Externalities, Impact Assessment, Reporting, Sustainable Business, Sustainable Design
As businesses become more complex, ESG considerations will become more important and the mitigation of risks such as child labor will become more difficult. However, by partnering with governments and local communities, engaging with stakeholder, and using technology to track and verify that their materials were not the product of child labor, businesses can begin to eradicate this scourge from their supply chains.
Tired of the Same-old Business Journal? Look to the United Nations Global Compact.
by Jo Anne Schwendinger | Oct 26, 2022 | 2022, Archive, Blog, Externalities, Reporting, Sustainable Business
The UN Global Compact’s Guide to Corporate Sustainability is an excellent resource for understanding what it takes to run a sustainable business. It talks about operations, taking action, top-level commitment, corporate culture, and communications.
GRI Multi-Stakeholder Reporting
by Jo Anne Schwendinger | Jul 15, 2022 | 2022, Archive, Blog, Frameworks, Reporting, Stakeholder Engagement
Understand your company’s impacts to the economy, the environment, and/or society. GRI (Global Reporting Initiative) standards.
Clear ESG Strategy
by Jo Anne Schwendinger | Jun 15, 2022 | 2022, Archive, Blog, Frameworks, Reporting, Strategy
Developing an ESG strategy starts with knowing which environmental, social and governance goals are critical to your business strategy and success.