Empowering CSOs from the boardroom

ESG performance is becoming increasingly important, with chief sustainability officers (CSOs) and board support both playing vital roles.

AS THE global climate emergency reaches a tipping point, the world's ability to transition towards a decarbonised economy over the next 10 years will be critical. Businesses have a major part to play in making the transition to a net-zero world. Many businesses recognise the impetus for change, not least because consumers and investors are increasingly expecting - or even demanding - that companies look beyond generating profits to focus on ESG to drive sustainable businesses.

According to the 2021 EY global institutional investor survey, 86 per cent of respondents said that investing in companies that have aggressive carbon reduction strategies is an important part of their strategy. From the...


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