We’re Helping Boards Navigate ESG
In this resource center, you’ll learn directly from business leaders who are actively seeking to formalize ESG metrics. What can board members do to learn, understand, support and drive these initiatives?
Watch the Replay: Measuring Stakeholder Capitalism – Part 1
As companies continue to focus on long-term value creation in the face of economic recovery, operationalizing ESG will be critical. In this June 16 panel discussion, CEOs and leaders of the World Economic Forum International Business Council (IBC) discussed their philosophy and progress to date on unified metrics being developed for companies across the globe. On this panel:
- Brian Moynihan, Chairman & CEO, Bank of America
- Klaus Schwab, Founder & Executive Chairman, World Economic Forum
- Carmine Di Sibio, Global Chairman & CEO, EY
- Betsy Atkins, Board Member, Wynn Resorts, SL Green Realty, Volvo Cars
- Brian Stafford, President & CEO, Diligent Corporation
Join us on October 7!
As a follow-up to the initial Measuring Stakeholder Capitalism virtual event in June, Diligent is hosting a follow-up event on October 7 on taking action on ESG and how companies can adopt new market-led metrics. RSVP here >
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Stay informed on the work of the International Business Council–particularly as the metrics get finalized in September 2020. We’ll be curating resources to help today’s boards and company leaders understand and operationalize ESG metrics across their organizations.
Resources for Boards
The Modern Dilemma: Balancing Short- and Long-Term Business Pressures
From World Economic Forum
This white paper outlines the insights gained from the World Economic Forum’s discussions with corporate leaders on how they balance short- and long-term business challenges. It investigates questions of investor relations, governance and strategy.
Embracing the New Age of Materiality: Harnessing the Pace of Change in ESG
From World Economic Forum
Identifying issues that are not financially material today but could become so tomorrow is a capability that investors increasingly cannot do without. This World Economic Forum paper provides a framework for investors on the signals to look for to better identify dynamic ESG issues.
Winds of Change: Environment Sustainability Governance Rises to the Board Level
From Diligent Institute
With high-impact weather event on the rise, natural resource scarcity increasing, and other looming impacts of climate change, directors are facing intense pressure from stakeholders to get more involved in environmental sustainability governance. To better understand the way boards are tackling these questions and what conclusions they are reaching, Diligent Institute developed this report on the governance of environmental sustainability issues.
Driving ESG Practices Across Global Organizations
From The Corporate Director Podcast
There are no clear rules and regulations around ESG – no single definition that everyone is supposed to be following. Coca-Cola European Partners is among the organizations that are pioneering best practices in this area. General Counsel and Corporate Secretary Clare Wardle talks about the metrics-based approach that the board and management teams have used to drive success.