57 organizations release open letter for EU to act on ESG

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. 57 organizations released an open letter for the European Union to act on ESG disclosure standards. They encourage the European Commission to promote a global baseline set of standards through supporting the IFRS Foundation on the launch of the […]

Human capital is the key to a successful ESG strategy

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: John M. Bremen, Managing Director, Human Capital & Benefits, and Chief Innovation and Acceleration Officer, Willis Towers Watson & Shai Ganu, Managing Director, Executive Compensation, Global Practice Leader and ASEAN and South Asia Talent and Rewards Business Leader, […]

We need to rethink ESG to ensure access to water and sanitation for all

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Will Sarni, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Water Foundry The focus ESG frameworks place on climate change runs the risk that we fail to solve the problem of ensuring access to water and sanitation for all. We need […]

Yes, ESG is complicated. Together, we can simplify it

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Maha Eltobgy, Head of Shaping the Future of Investing; Member of the Executive Committee, World Economic Forum & Janine Guillot, Chief Executive Officer, Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB) A coherent, comprehensive system of corporate disclosure is needed to […]

Business leaders must now turn positive ESG talk into long-term results

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Claire Skinner, Regional Managing Partner, Heidrick & Struggles ESG funds are outperforming the broader market during the COVID-19 crisis. Leaders will face a challenge in convincing boards to translate positive sentiment into action, however. Communication and stakeholder management […]

“A sustainable economy, low-carbon, resource-efficient, resilient and more competitive on the global stage”, EU Commissioner Vella in a Sting Exclusive

EU Commissioner Vella’s exclusive opinion editorial is published in response to the United Nations Under-Secretary-General Erik Solheim’s cutting-edge article on renewable energy investment and sustainable finance exclusively published at The Sting on 13 April 2018. The opinions expressed in this Sting Exclusive belong to the EU Commissioner. Environmental risks to the economy cannot be ignored. The […]