Rating agencies assign grades to companies, there is now a similar system for evaluating environmental, social and governance (ESG) practices and it starts with… Continue reading ESG Rating: How Your Company’s Environment, Social, and Governance Practices Are Rated
ESG software is a term that has been gaining traction in recent years as more and more businesses look to adopt sustainable practices. But what does it really… Continue reading What Exactly is ESG Software?
VRF’s goal is to help investors make better decisions with their money by providing information on how well companies are managing environmental and social risks. Continue reading What is the Value Reporting Foundation to ESG?
It is important to understand that ESG stands for Environmental, Social and Governance, because if we are going to shift to being a sustainable world, then ESG is is the cornerstone of the innovation that will get us there. Continue reading What is an ESG Strategy?
In the last decade, there has been a movement of entrepreneurs who want to do more than just make money. They want their business ventures to have a positive impact on society and the environment. So they’ve created what is known as a B Corp, or Benefit Corporation. What makes these companies different from traditional businesses? Unfortunately, too many people think that if you’re not … Continue reading What is a B Corp?
The SEC is a financial regulatory agency that oversees publicly traded companies and their disclosure requirements. The reason why the SEC does… Continue reading Does the SEC Require ESG disclosure?
Tangible assets include machinery, structures and raw materials while intangible assets could include a company’s reputation or patents. Continue reading What is Asset Based Valuation?
ESG scores are a measure of the sustainability of an investment. For instance, ESG scores can be used to determine if an investment is sustainable for its investors, employees, shareholders and the environment. Although there are numerous ESG frameworks, they are all roughly based on five different aspects: social responsibility, environmental responsibility, economic performance, governance practices and citizenship. Each company will require a different set … Continue reading What are ESG Scores?
Bloomberg ESG is a data platform that provides financial analysts with insights on sustainable investing. The platform offers an extensive collection of global, regional and industry-specific ESG resources… Continue reading What is Bloomberg ESG?
ESG Reporting is a way to find out more about the environmental, social and governance risks that companies face around the world. The reports include specific information on… Continue reading What is ESG Reporting?