Shareholders are getting serious about sustainability. Partner with investors willing to reward you for creating long-term value for society as a whole.
Businesses have a key role to play in tackling challenges such as climate change – but many believe that pursuing a sustainability agenda runs counter to the wishes of shareholders. This perception is outdated. Leaders will soon be held accountable by shareholders for environmental, social and governance (ESG) performance, if they aren’t already.
Writing for Harvard Business Review, Robert G Eccles and Svetlana Klimenko look at what’s driving this change, and how you can be ready for it.