S&P revealed this week it dropped Tesla from its flagship ESG index. We take a closer look at why, and how Elon could improve Tesla’s ESG profile.
We spoke with JPM’s Demetrios Marantis about the work behind the bank’s new ESG report, including an update on the firm’s $2.5 trillion sustainability plan, as well as its response to the Russia-Ukraine war.
We took a look at what environment metrics the largest U.S. companies are sharing, finding disclosures are low overall with over a third sharing no data.
These companies are showing what’s possible when it comes to reducing a business’ climate impact.
We‘ve been sharing insights and data on the state of corporate environmental leadership in America and how things are trending, including the Top 10 Companies for Environmental Performance list shared with our media partner, CNBC.
Ahead of Earth Day, we’re taking a look at the companies going beyond the status quo for environmental disclosures and actions.
These corporations are showing how the most effective and useful climate commitments are understandable, comprehensive, innovative, and achievable.
SEC Chair Gary Gensler has made it clear that the commission is prioritizing ESG with an immediate focus on the “E”. As he wrote in a Twitter thread earlier this week, “Why is the SEC looking at climate risk disclosure? Simple: Because investors need it.”
JULCD companies deliver value for their shareholders as well as the other key stakeholders they impact.
Throughout 2021, we turned to Americans to learn what they think companies should do to address the most pressing challenges of our time and move toward a recovery that serves all their stakeholders. Here’s what they said.
These are the companies that led the way in accountability, transparency, and stakeholder performance. Alphabet is America’s Most JUST Company for the first time.
Highlighting the key Issues that rose to prominence in our 2021 survey of the American public, to provide corporate leaders with clear direction for where they should focus their efforts to make their companies more just and stave off emerging challenges from The Great Resignation.
After analyzing the climate commitments of America’s largest companies, we’ve determined the common traits of the most effective ones.
The stakeholder lens for corporate risk and value creation is vital to addressing climate and other systemic societal challenges, but can companies get the job done?
As COP26 draws to a close, it’s becoming clear how much the conversation has shifted to incorporate the financial and corporate worlds.
Climate action is a growing priority for corporate leadership, but the lack of consistency in language used to describe commitments is a growing problem.
What is fundamentally different from the COP of two decades ago, however, is that much of the activist rhetoric is now embraced by corporate leaders and investors.
HP CEO Enrique Lores joined our Quarterly JUST Call to discuss how the company’s sustainability initiatives have led to the generation of more than $1 billion in revenue for two years straight.
This year’s Climate Week comes one month after the IPCC reported unequivocally that climate change is “rapid, widespread, and intensifying,” and that human influence is the key driver.
Andrew Winston, co-author with former Unilever CEO Paul Polman of the upcoming book “Net Positive,” says corporations have finally recognized the necessity of sustainability policies but most have to be bolder and more focused on the long term.
During Climate Week, we brought together experts from C2ES, UN Global Compact, and WRI to look at the state of corporate climate commitments and how to incentivize more ambitious action.
Looking at the companies we ranked in 2021, we find that just 42.8% have disclosed a commitment to reducing emissions.
74% of respondents say companies can help address global climate change by committing to environmental goals like reducing greenhouse gas emissions.
A deadly heat wave in the Pacific Northwest, fatal flooding in western Europe and China, and more have brought fresh urgency to tackling the climate crisis.
As the U.S. announces a new climate target, these 10 companies are leading the way on their managing environmental impact.
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