In recent years, corporate sustainability has evolved, on CEO agendas, from a “nice-to-have” business expectation to a “have-to-have” priority.
To help GACC members better understand the evolving sustainability agenda and integrate Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) perspectives into their 2021 planning, AccountAbility's Chief Executive Officer Sunil A. Misser spoke with German American Trade Magazine - featured in the Q4 2020 magazine edition.
The interview discusses:
Relative to 2021 planning, Mr. Misser shared:
"We believe 2021 will be the year of 'less discussion, more action,' as ESG topics that have long been in the consciousness of CEOs and Boards will be brought 'front and center' as a result of calls for corporate accountability from investors, consumers, governments, regulators, and other key stakeholder groups.
As such, we anticipate seeing increased corporate ESG actions, commitments, and disclosures around the areas of: