Where are we heading with ESG?

We should all be aware of the impact of humankind on our planet: Climate change is here, its effects are exponential, and it is causing—and will continue to cause—an existential human crisis. The evidence is plain. We cannot deny the situation exists.

But why is it only now it is on the corporate agenda? Or has it been on the agenda for some time, only now coming to the attention of a wider audience?

The main reason is climate change is no longer a niche interest. Individual and corporate investors are moving their focus to those enterprises, corporations, and other organizations that promote or have adopted long-term sustainability.

Is short-termism therefore a thing that will be consigned to “lessons we have learned”?

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