The stakes have never been higher for valuing and managing environmental, social, and governance (ESG) factors. Once considered a niche field, ESG is now cited as “the #1 factor impacting business strategy” by Forbes. At the same time, leaders must navigate several cross currents — keeping pace with an accelerating regulatory landscape, leading requisite organizational and technological change, and enacting policies to attract and retain talent, all while delivering more value for increasingly demanding and sophisticated shareholders.
Wharton ESG Essentials taps the latest insights from Wharton’s leading faculty to equip participants with the tactical competencies needed to successfully link ESG to profit-and-loss statements and portfolio strategies, create and implement a solid risk management plan, and adopt proven best practices rooted in frontier research. Go beyond the headlines and rhetoric, and gain the clarity to not just understand the impacts of ESG factors but to strategically harness them.