If you are challenged by your boss, board, or shareholders, show them the the potential harm to others. Then show them the data that proves that the costs, and the length of time that you will continue to pay those costs, are too high and too long for you not to do the right thing.
A substantial amount of work that is being done in the ESG arena is by non-regulators. These include customers, investors, lenders, proxy advisors, ESG raters, credit rating agencies, and insurance companies. Let’s take a look at a few.
Sustainability means meeting today’s needs without jeopardizing the ability of future generations to meet theirs.
Understand your company’s impacts to the economy, the environment, and/or society. GRI (Global Reporting Initiative) standards.