Environmental, social and corporate governance (ESG) has become a widely discussed topic among corporations, investors, and consumers. ESG criteria are a set of standards for a company’s operations that socially conscious investors use to screen potential investments. ESG is becoming an increasingly popular tool used by investors.
These course materials provide an overview of key ESG considerations, including best practices for developing management systems to effectively track ESG performance, ways in which investors are evaluating ESG performance, proposed regulatory action, and litigation risks associated with ESG disclosures.
Summary of Contents
- Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG): An Overview
- ESG Management Systems
- Selected Corporate ESG Issues
- Investors' View of ESG Performance
- Litigation Risks of ESG Disclosures