Environmental, Social, Governance (ESG)

Investors and other key stakeholders increasingly expect companies to communicate how they are addressing environmental, social, and governance (ESG) issues and to demonstrate how their boards oversee strategic and operational decisions related to ESG. The KPMG Board Leadership Center offers resources that can help directors in shaping a company’s ESG approach—understanding why it matters, what it looks like, and how it connects to long-term performance.

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The ESG journey: Lessons from the boardroom and C-suite

To build on our work in ESG, strategy and the long view, the Board Leadership Center interviewed directors and officers of major corporations, including Morgan Stanley, Tyson Foods, Ford Motor, Microsoft, Mars, and Whirlpool, among others.

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Highlights from a discussion at the 2018 KPMG Board Leadership Conference on how boards and investors are integrating environmental, social, and governance (ESG) factors into their oversight.

Featured in the Wall Street Journal - September 6, 2018