The Value Proposition for Corporate Environmental, Social and Governance Issues

Tim Mohin, Director of Corporate Responsibility at AMD

Tim Mohin, Director of Corporate Responsibility, AMD

Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) has become a term of art within corporations, and a clear trend has emerged toward integrating ESG data into company value propositions. For example:

Socially responsible investing (SRI) is not new; in fact this year marks the 24th annual SRI Conference on Sustainable, Responsible, Impact Investing (formerly SRI in the Rockies). However, it seems to be picking up momentum in recent years. A few indicators of this trend:

Greenleaf at 21: The Past, Present and Future of Corporate Social Responsibility

Namestyle_21Welcome to the Greenleaf at 21 blog series. To celebrate our 21st birthday, over the next few months we will be sharing original posts by influential Greenleaf authors, in which they discuss how their field has changed over the last 21 years and what they hope to see change in the future. This article by Tim Mohin reflects on the evolution of CSR:

Having worked in both government and industry, I have seen at least two sides of the environmental debate as it matured over the years. It is interesting (at least to me) to reflect on these changes and project the future of the green movement.
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