Corporate sustainability is building unstoppable momentum as investors, customers, employees, suppliers, and other stakeholders demand evidence of action on pressing social and environmental challenges. Companies are stepping up to address the climate crisis, create more diverse, inclusive communities, build more ethical organizations and address myriad other ESG challenges and opportunities — all while creating shared value for the business and stakeholders. And while sustainability is a journey, many don’t know where to begin, or where they should be heading.
In this first installment of The ESG Field Manual series, From scratch to strategy, we provide a practical, versatile resource to help companies just starting out as well as those further along on their ESG journey. Readers will learn the fundamentals of creating a solid ESG strategy, from materiality assessments to roadmaps and goal-setting.