The CFO's Guide to ESG Reporting
The term ESG — a measure of how businesses perform on Environmental, Social, and Governance factors — was coined in the mid-2000s. But as a movement, ESG repackages ideas such as Impact Investing and Socially Responsible Investing that have been around for much longer.
ESG issues have gained much traction in recent times. The alarm over a ticking time bomb that is climate change, the need to monitor the impact of business activities on society, and an emphasis on corporate governance factors are causing investors to seek information usually left out of corporate disclosures. Investors are looking beyond the profit motive to safeguard the environment and ensure businesses are safe from the risks posed by climate change and adverse weather events. Within organizations, ESG represents a new area of focus that calls for a revision of systems and traditional business roles to align with sustainable goals.
In this eBook, we examine the role of the Chief Financial Officer in implementing sustainable measures and disclosing ESG performance to companiesʼ external stakeholders. CFOs play a critical role in helping their organizations to navigate the challenges and seize the opportunities presented by ESG issues. A few ways CFOs can help their organizations with ESG
Download this ebook to learn the following:
- Embed ESG Into Strategic Decision-making
- Implement Effective ESG Reporting Processes
- Identify and Manage Organizationsʼ ESG Risks
- Integrate ESG Considerations into Financial Analysis
- And more