22nd October 2021 News

L&T’s ESG thrust aims to achieve carbon, water neutrality in less than two decades

Large firms in India have been fast to commit to sustainability, and articulating their environmental, social, and governance (ESG) strategy has been a key component of their investor outreach efforts. L&T, an EPC company, has set a goal for itself to be carbon and water neutral by 2040, according to its integrated report on sustainability. L&T’s main subsidiaries Mindtree, L&T Infotech, and L&T Tech Solutions are all contributing to the group’s sustainability efforts.Read more

ESG Investing – Why its benefits outweigh its risks

Climate warming and the COVID-19 epidemic have fueled a surge in global interest in environmental, social, and governance (ESG) investments in recent years. With so many new chances opening up in the area, it’s worth seeing if the advantages exceed the dangers. A good ESG programme may help firms and investors get access to huge pools of money, strengthen their company identity, and encourage long-term growth. Concerns about greenwashing and other hidden variables, on the other hand, might weigh strongly on decision-makers looking to alter their investment strategy.Read more

Organisation increasing investments to improve ESG Performance in 2022: Survey Finds

New study on the condition of corporate environmental, social, and governance (ESG) and sustainability plans was released today by the top worldwide enterprise Environmental, Health, and Safety (EHS) software supplier. According to a global survey performed by Verdantix, 92 percent of firms are adjusting their business strategy and model to be more sustainable, and 92 percent expect to boost investment in sustainability efforts to enhance ESG performance in 2022.Read more

The ‘S’ in ESG

Investors should pay more attention to the “S” in ESG, Investors should pay more attention to the “S” in ESG, especially how investing decisions affect low-wage workers, according to a new report.

According to a research issued this week by the New York University Stern Center for Business and Human Rights, when funds evaluate ESG concerns, the criteria they apply typically focus on easier-to-measure environmental variables (the “E”) while ignoring the social dimensions of firms’ actions.Read more

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