We believe the time is now for “less discussion and more action” as it relates to operationalizing the sustainability agenda.
A just-released article by AccountAbility’s CEO, Sunil A. Misser, in the AFIRE (Association for International Real Estate Investors) Spring Summit Journal addresses this need for action and outlines concrete steps organizations may consider to integrate ESG into their DNA through strong oversight and clear goal-setting.
AccountAbility’s article – Sustainability, Action – details**:**
Context regarding the rise of sustainability as a competitive business advantage, particularly in the context of today’s “new normal” and shifting “metrics of performance”
Evolving priorities for ESG management and disclosure – including a renewed focus on stakeholder engagement, the need for proactive ESG risk management, and recognition of the business sector’s increasing social responsibilities and obligations
Guidance on what makes a “good ESG goal” rooted in the AccountAbility Principles of Inclusivity, Materiality, Responsiveness, and Impact, as well as how to embed ESG through strategic goal-setting and impact management that involves Systematic Measurement, Engagement Management, and Strategic Communications
Overview of other responsible business practices designed to advance ESG objectives, including a: