Policymakers are increasingly taking stock of corporate involvement with social and political issues, sparking increased conversations about the benefits and drawbacks of Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG). The growing discourse makes it increasingly important for policy staff to understand ESG, since it is a new term that is not well defined in the political context.
In the second section of our annual Washington Insights Review, we explain ESG, and how it relates to the policy issues that policymakers care about. We examine policymaker perceptions of corporate conduct and corporate responsibility, and outline the best practices of effective engagement for companies that do decide to engage on social issues. A hint from the Hill: accountability, authenticity, and actionability matter!
Read the full report to find out more!