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July 17, 2023

What is ESG?

ESG, standing for Environment, Social, and Governance, encourages us to recognize and appreciate the often overlooked aspects of corporations. Over the past 50 years, our focus has been predominantly on the monetary value of companies, neglecting their environmental and social impacts. ESG prompts us to take a holistic view of a company, assessing both its financial and non-financial aspects.

E – ‘Environment’ urges us to account for elements like greenhouse gas emissions, water usage, and recycling efforts.

S – ‘Social’ calls for an evaluation of a company’s impacts on its employees and customers.

G – ‘Governance’ advocates for maximum transparency with stakeholders and the broader society.


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