General counsel have ESG jitters even as efforts increase

General counsel have ESG jitters even as efforts increase

Stanford, CA: Despite pressure to improve their companies’ commitment to environmental, social, and governance matters, general counsel are still wary of disclosure risks and CEO and employee-driven activism that could come with ESG, according to a new report. Over three-quarters of the participants in the survey released Thursday by the Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University said that they faced pressure, especially from … Continue reading General counsel have ESG jitters even as efforts increase

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Pressure for Labor Department to boost ESG options for Retirees

Washington, DC: According to Labor Department statistics, more than $10 trillion in assets are included in the U.S. Retirement Plans from the Department and they benefit more than 150 million American workers and their dependents. According to data, retirement accounts are also the most popular vehicle for investors to invest in capital markets. They are also considered an important means to be used to help … Continue reading Pressure for Labor Department to boost ESG options for Retirees