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    1. How Businesses Can Remain Focused On Long-Term ESG Commitments

      How Businesses Can Remain Focused On Long-Term ESG Commitments

      It’s fair to say that during times of economic turmoil, so many of us, whether individuals or businesses, go into survival mode by focusing only on the immediate challenges at hand. Yet, leaders must not lose sight of longer-term business goals and commitments. Don't let a state of crisis become a distraction from ongoing efforts to do business in a more ethical and sustainable way...

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    2. FTX And ESG: A Panorama Of Failed Governance (Pt 1 – The Internal Failures)

      FTX And ESG: A Panorama Of Failed Governance (Pt 1 – The Internal Failures)

      Of the many dimensions of the FTX fiasco, the most shocking is the comprehensive failure of corporate governance, now becoming clear as the bankruptcy process unfolds. Sloppy and likely illegal management practices at FTX have raised doubts that extend beyond the company to call into question the whole crypto premise. They also cast doubt on the integrity of the ESG rating business, and on several other components of the larger financial system...

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    3. Russia, China And The Global Impact To ESG Investing

      Russia, China And The Global Impact To ESG Investing

      ESG, or Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) matters, have quickly evolved from lofty corporate objectives to integral elements of corporate strategy. Recently I described the pitfalls of measurement with ESG software. Given the interest in this topic, I offer a deep dive on the topic with my colleague Adam Stahl, an energy security executive and former policy officer for the US Department of Homeland Security. See our earlier discussion on how cybersecurity impacts climate policy...

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    4. The Corporate Proxy Ballot Takes Center Stage For ESG

      The Corporate Proxy Ballot Takes Center Stage For ESG

      The surge of investment assets into environmental, social and governance (ESG) funds is empowering investors and activists to demand action from companies around the world. Increasingly, those demands are materializing as shareholder proposals designed to push companies to change business and disclosure practices related to a range of issues, from emissions and climate change to workforce diversity and inclusion...

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    5. Corporate Culture Matters. Here’s What Boards Need To Do

      Corporate Culture Matters. Here’s What Boards Need To Do

      Over the past several years, the values and cultures of business organizations have become increasingly important to employees and customers . A renewed sense of values that respect individuals and create a unique work atmosphere, has led to employees weighing factors that are far more qualitative than salaries and benefits...

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    6. Is ESG Really A Sham?

      Is ESG Really A Sham?

      The New York Times recently published an essay by Hans Taparia titled, ‘One of the Hottest Trends in the World of Investing Is a Sham.’ While Mr. Taparia paints a broad picture of widespread greenwashing (and I guess social washing and governance washing), he fails to look beyond the marketing engines of the big Wall Street firms to see the smaller ones that actually are working for positive change...

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    7. Most U.S. Companies Pay CEOs Under A “Competitive Pay Policy.” But Don’t Confuse It For “Pay With Performance.”

      Most U.S. Companies Pay CEOs Under A “Competitive Pay Policy.” But Don’t Confuse It For “Pay With Performance.”

      Many CEO pay packages include fixed dollar values of total stock and option grants. Freezing the dollar value of these stock packages perversely ensures a greater number of shares to the CEO when stock prices fall – and vice versa. How exactly is this pay for performance...

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    8. ESG: Will G Save Us From E and S Challenges?

      ESG: Will G Save Us From E and S Challenges?

      That climate change (E) and income inequality (S) are the two biggest existential threats of the 21st century is well understood. The call for urgent action is growing. However, some of today’s most popular solutions like regulation, measurement, reporting, incentives, and cheaper capital are not enough to save Planet Earth and Humanity. Specifically, it might be time to upgrade the ESG framework to ESL...

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    9. Going Public Versus Staying Private: Risks And Benefits Every Business Leader Should Consider

      Going Public Versus Staying Private: Risks And Benefits Every Business Leader Should Consider

      As a company grows and progresses through the different stages of its life cycle, eventually, it will reach a point where stakeholders need to decide whether to stay private or go public. While the reasons underpinning the decision to become a publicly traded company will vary from business to business, the time, cost and reporting requirements once public is typically much more consistent across companies...

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    10. How New Guidelines Can Help Corporate Boards Confront A Turbulent Future

      How New Guidelines Can Help Corporate Boards Confront A Turbulent Future

      Changes to the traditional board/management dynamic may be necessary if corporations are to successfully confront increasing uncertainty and manage greater societal expectations.That’s the core message offered by the National Association of Corporate Directors, in its newly released principles, “A Framework for Governing into the Future.” The estimable thought leadership organization promotes a more substantial platform for corporate governance to address a global environment that more and more appears to un-governable...

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    11. The Power Of Purpose: How ESG Affects Your Company's Talent

      The Power Of Purpose: How ESG Affects Your Company's Talent

      Decades of fossil-fueled economic development have cost the environment. Of the 1.2 million people spread across 50 countries, who were surveyed by the United Nations Development Programme (download required), 64% recognize climate change as an emergency, and more than half of this group agreed that measures to try and halt climate change should be urgently prioritized. This is a sentiment that I've observed has begun to permeate the global business community as well...

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    12. Executives, And Their Compensation, Are The New Enforcement Targets

      Executives, And Their Compensation, Are The New Enforcement Targets

      As if guiding a company through the maelstrom of inflation, recession, workforce participation and quiet quitting wasn’t enough of a challenge. Corporate executives now find themselves — and their compensation arrangements — at the center of aggressive enforcement initiatives from key government regulators. And their boards of directors are being dragged into the mix, with little hope of avoiding collateral damage to relationships with their CEO, and to the company’s business planning...

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