What IT Leaders Should Do Now To Prepare For Environment, Social, And Ggovernance (ESG) Standards
SearchDisasterRecovery, June 10th, 2022
June 19, 2022,
Volume 291, Issue 3
Whether environment, social, and governance initiatives are written into your IT plan or not, they're going to play a major role. Now is the time to start strategizing.
"Corporate investors are increasingly applying non-financial criteria like environmental, social, and governance to their evaluation of companies,"
writes Mary E. Shacklett in SearchDisasterRecovery'
"It's not far-fetched to see that these elements will start turning up in future IT audits, either.
Although companies are not required by law to disclose ESG initiatives and results in their financial reports, more companies are disclosing their ESG activities in their annual reports because their investors are asking for it. In part, this new ESG focus has been driven by concerns about climate change, but there is also new-found investor interest in corporate workforce diversity initiatives and in how companies treat their human workforces, their customers, and their customer data..."
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