What does ESG stand for?
ESG stands for environmental, social and governance.
The E- Environmental
The environmental criteria measure a company’s impact on the environment, such as energy efficiency and emissions and waste.
The S- Social
The social criteria track various performance measures ranging from a company’s policies and record on human rights, right through to responsible employment practices.
The G- Governance
The governance criteria assess and measure how the company is run; from internal controls to leadership, as well as executive pay and shareholder rights.