Weatherford considers material Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) issues to be those which pose the greatest potential risk to our business, and are important to our key stakeholders including our employees, customers, and shareholders.
In 2016, we strengthened our existing process for assessing materiality by canvassing a broader range of internal and external stakeholders and extending sustainability issues across the whole value chain.
While mega-trends such as urbanization, the digital economy, population growth and a rising global middle class have become a focal point for companies seeking to develop sustainable growth strategies, in reality the world is far more nuanced and complex than most companies are prepared to admit.
An initiative of the Beverage Industry Environmental Roundtable (BIER)
Growing stakeholder expectations and increasing requests for sustainability disclosures present an opportunity for the beverage sector to help ‘shape the future’ of transparency and disclosure -- a future where information sharing is streamlined to meet specific stakeholders needs, while supporting the advancement of company strategies.
The why and how of applying ESG to corporate valuations
April 4, 2017/3BL Media/ - New date locked in for the second Introduction to Corporate ESG for Investment & Finance Professionals Certification scheduled for June 15, 2017. This full-day course is offered by Governance & Accountability Institute and Global Change Associates and is being hosted at Baruch College/CUNY at The Newman Vertical Campus in New York City.
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For many companies, sustainability is an increasingly important part of their overall business strategy. As a result, sustainability professionals work hard to track, analyze and meaningfully report on their sustainability initiatives to find new opportunities and report on progress to goals.
But with so much data at their disposal, as well as a being closely connected with that data, some find it difficult to extract the most valuable and inspiring insights to propel their efforts forward—and get stakeholders onboard.
Materiality is a hot topic in the corporate sustainability world, with CSR teams working hard to meaningfully convey the opportunities and successes of their initiatives to both internal and external stakeholders.
To bring insight and focus to their work, many are utilizing materiality assessments.
The interest in sustainable investing continues to rise in the mainstream investment community. Numerous data & analytics providers, ratings & rankings organizations, and other influentials are busily shaping new approaches in and for the mainstream investment community. Corporate “ESG” factors are an important addition to the ubiquitous Bloomberg terminals, as example (i.e.
- The Why and How of Applying ESG to Corporate Valuations
NEW YORK, November 3, 2016 /3BL Media/ – In response to the growing demand for sustainable investing education from asset owners, asset managers, financial analysts and other financial professionals we are pleased to announce a one-day certificate program entitled, "Introduction to Corporate Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) for Investment and Finance Professionals." The program is organized by Governance & Accountability Institute (G&A) in collaboration with Global Change Associates (GCA) and hosted by the Zicklin School of Business at Baruch College/CUNY.