Environmental, Social, Governance (ESG)

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 imperative for technology companies

As the world recovers from COVID-19, technology companies will be asked to report their performance through an ESG lens.

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.

ESG, strategy, and the long view – A framework for board oversight

From our perspective, many of these issues fall under the broad rubric of environmental, social, and governance (ESG), from climate change impacts and worker safety to workplace diversity, executive compensation, and board composition.

Upcoming events

KPMG Board Leadership Center Virtual Event

September 24, 2020 | 3:00 p.m.–4:15 p.m. ET

Race and accountability in the boardroom

Join us for a hard-hitting conversation about the board’s role in driving accountability and action on diversity—as a critical performance metric and an expectation of Corporate America’s stakeholders.

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