This summary is provided by IPR based on the original study by PwC

PwC uncovered the views of public company directors on a variety of environmental, social, and governance (ESG) matters.

A survey of 851 U.S. directors was conducted in October 2021.

Key findings include:

  • 64% of directors said ESG factors are linked to their company’s strategy.
  • 52% of respondents supported tying executive compensation to diversity and inclusion goals.
  • In the search criteria for a new director, the top criteria for a candidate was reported to be:
    — Racial/ethnic diversity (25%)
    — Industry experience (20%)
    — Operational experience (14%)
    — Gender diversity (12%)

Discover directors’ perspectives on ESG matters

Heidy Modarelli handles Growth & Marketing for IPR. She has previously written for Entrepreneur, TechCrunch, The Next Web, and VentureBeat.
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