ESG Environmental, Social, and Governance – A Growing Corporate Trend?

October 29, 2020
Hosted by Bonnie D. Graham

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The buzz: “ENVIRONMENTAL do-goodism. Customers can't buy it. Shareholders can't invest in it. But a growing list of big-name companies appear to be spending ever-bigger chunks of their advertising budgets to promote it.” nytimes.com/2005 Climate change is real. Ice caps are melting. Once-frigid Siberia’s summer temperatures are far above normal. Extreme weather is fueling forest fires, tornadoes, hurricanes. Corporations are seizing the initiative and using technology to help them take meaningful action. For example, PwC, a leading consulting firm, committed to cut its total greenhouse gas emissions by 50% in absolute terms by 2030 by switching to 100% renewable electricity at all sites, making energy efficiency improvements in offices, and halving its business travel and accommodations emissions. We’ll ask Intel’s Mark Christian, PwC’s Viviana Voorwald and SAP’s Toby Croucher for their take on ESG Environmental, Social, and Governance – A Growing Corporate Trend?

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Bonnie D. Graham

Bonnie D. Graham

Bonnie D. Graham has been producing and hosting live talk radio since 1998. She is the creator, producer and host of the weekly business talk series, “Coffee Break with Game-Changers, presented by SAP” that debuted in Fall 2011, plus more than two dozen related Game-Changers Radio series also heard on the VoiceAmerica Business Channel.

SAP helps companies of all sizes and industries run simple. From back office to boardroom, warehouse to storefront, operations to finance, SAP empowers people and organizations to work together more efficiently and use business insight more effectively to stay ahead of the competition. We do this by extending the availability of software across on-premise installations, cloud and hybrid deployments, and mobile devices.

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