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Tag: ESG

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Coronavirus Ethics in the Supply Chain Are a Risk for the Company, the CEO, and the Board

“We’ll get through this together” is statement of solidarity and shared sacrifice that is on the lips of many executives – an affirmation of corporate social responsibility. Does it also include the weak link in the supply chain – developing world suppliers? Hardball demands of suppliers threaten vulnerable workers, damage business relationships, and expose the CEO and board of directors to criticism and the company to reputation risk. Governance needs to take note.

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ESG Data – To Disclose Or Not To Disclose

Disclosure is increasingly the starting point. The trend now is to disclose ESG achievement even when the disclosure may not be fully flattering. Without the disclosure, a company may lose access to an ESG fund’s resources anyway.