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Environmental, Social and (Corporate) Governance – ESG

Environmental, social and governance refers to the three main areas of concern that have developed as central factors in measuring the sustainability and ethical impact of an organisation.

A correlation has been discovered between good environmental and social performance and financial performance, with companies with strong environmental, social and governance (ESG) performance outperforming companies with weak ESG performance, as measured in accounting terms.

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IEMA is the membership body for environment and sustainability professionals