Sustainability and ESG must be at the heart of every organisation's business model
ESG matters have become a 21st-century issue that all businesses will need to address. The topic is broad and is likely to impact all aspects of business in the coming years from meeting legal obligations and controlling costs to attracting and retaining, clients, staff, and capital.
Sustainability-related issues offer your organisation opportunities, that over time will, improve corporate resilience, create economic value and contribute to a healthy ecosystem and strong community.
We also understand the challenges that can prevent Boards, Key Stakeholders, and Trustees from taking the necessary actions to systematically implement the Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) actions required to integrate sustainability into the core of your organisation.
With societal expectations increasingly permeating corporate governance, companies need to evolve their business models to embrace lasting value creation that benefits not only the shareholders but also internal and external stakeholders as well as wider society.
In this series of The future of business, Vincent Wall and Mark Kennedy, with the help of several specialists guests will be assessing the growing importance of ESG, Environmental Social and Governance issues for businesses.
With sustainable finance expecting to be a crucial factor in the economic recovery in response to Covid-19 and regulators still encouraging banks to actively embed climate-related risks in their business operations and risk management frameworks, Mazars has analysed how 30 of the largest banks worldwide have been handling climate-related financial risks.
Environmental, Social, & Governance (ESG) is set to dominate the way corporates conduct business for decades to come. Insurance undertakings are uniquely placed to play a pivotal role in the ESG revolution. There are significant opportunities for those that embrace it.