How to spot microaggressions in the workplace

– Unintentional actions in the workplace might impact others in ways that negatively impact a company’s culture and employee relationships. – It’s one thing to learn about your bias – it’s another to do something about it. In this three-minute video, Kaplan Mobray talks about unintentional actions in the workplace that might impact others in…

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GOP continues its ESG onslaught

Here’s a bevy of various pieces about how the GOP continues to challenge ESG in the US: 1. A note from Bob Eccles about how CalPERS and CalSTRS are caught in the midst of a climate crossfire. Republicans, like Freedom Caucus co-founder and Chairman of the House Judiciary Committee Rep. Jim Jordan (R-OH) and former…

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Top 5 internal controls risks from third-party governance services

As he always does, Carl Hagberg has done it again with this practical article about the risks posed by third-party service providers for governance services to public companies in his Shareholder Service Optimizer Magazine 2023: “Are All Your Internal Control Systems In Control?” (see page 7). Carl gives tips for each of the five service…

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An “Incident Response Interactive Map”

This “Incident Response Interactive Map” from Troutman Sanders is pretty cool. It has a simple and intuitive user experience, with a U.S. map that provides state-by-state definitions, notification requirements, deadlines, and statutory references…

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Top ESG folks to follow on LinkedIn

This post lists LinkedIn’s 2022 list of Top Voices in the green economy from a while back. It includes: 1. Google’s Kate Brandt 2. Boston Consulting Group’s Veronica Chau 3. GreenBiz Group’s Heather Clancy 4. Rheaply’s Garry Cooper 5. Brown Girl Green’s Kristy Drutman 6. Climate Investment Funds’ Mafalda Duarte 7. Crowdsourcing Sustainability’s Ryan Hagen…

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Top 10 ESG surveys, reports & resources

Hats off to Thara TK for this useful list of resources numbered in this list: A very useful list to add to your sustainability repository – 2023 for quick and frequent reference. Except for bibles such as GHG protocol, others belong to a live list and get replaced with the latest as and when available.…

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The Climate Disclosure Starter Guide

This white paper from Society for Corporate Governance and Persefoni outlines a simple 5-step process to help navigate the workstreams of climate management: – Establish organizational boundaries and a governance strategy – Identify emissions sources and collect data – Align with the relevant standards – Create a climate strategy – Report your carbon footprint

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One ESG rating to rule them all?

This note from Florian Heeb caught my eye: One ESG rating to rule them all? The latest version of our paper, “The Economic Impact of ESG Ratings,” is online. A new analysis: We test how strongly five major ESG ratings correlate with the holdings of ESG funds in the US ( MSCI, Sustainalytics, S&P Global,…

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