May 23

Analysis: ESG Data Can Keep Businesses Accountable, but Only if It Can Be Trusted

By Edwin Low

Addressing the climate crisis requires everyone to work together, but how can we do this when the default response to sustainability efforts is scepticism and mistrust?

Already, the public feels betrayed by failed recycling programmes, duped by products that are not as eco-friendly as promised and frustrated at corporate sustainability targets that are hard to benchmark or substantiate.

Photo courtesy of Stars Foundation.

Source: World Economic Forum (link opens in a new window)

Investing, Technology
data, ESG, greenwashing