Tag Archives: ESG

Summary As the relevancy of environmental, social, and governance (ESG) factors grows, institutional investors are increasingly utilizing ESG for investment decisions. However, this information is often not easily available or clear enough to be useful. In an effort to address this issue, several countries have initiated mandatory ESG disclosures which compels firms to submit details … Continue reading The Effects of Mandatory ESG Disclosure Around the World

Summary Stakeholders, analysts, and shareholders are increasingly scrutinizing firms’ sustainability disclosures in their assessment of management quality. This paper explored the state of S&P 500 companies’ transparency by analyzing their Bloomberg ESG (Environmental Social Governance) disclosure scores. Additionally, the effects of industry sector, firm size, and governance practices on transparency are examined. Methodology Data were … Continue reading Transparency among S&P 500 companies: an analysis of ESG disclosure scores

Summary Companies’ use of corporate social responsibility (CSR) strategies is increasingly trending, but it is not accompanied by forthcoming disclosure on environmental, social, and governance (ESG) practices. This disconnect can leave investors and other stakeholders with inadequate information that may impact their relationship with the organization. Researchers sought to gain an understanding of how firms … Continue reading How Does Integrated Reporting Affect ESG Disclosure and Firm Performance?

Summary The disclosure of corporate sustainability through integrated reporting and the inclusion of environmental, social, and governance (ESG) criteria as part of sustainable finance are topical concerns in mainstream academic studies, economic practice, and international policy. This study examined European companies’ ESG performance and reporting, and the impact of reporting on financial performance. Methodology The … Continue reading Integrated Reporting of ESG Data in Europe

This blog is provided by the IPR Center for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion In a recent post on this blog, I argued that there is a business and societal imperative to integrate disability inclusion into environment, social, and governance (ESG) frameworks. These frameworks are increasingly used by the private sector and investors to assess the … Continue reading Achieving Competitive, Integrated Employment for People with Disabilities