Majority of CEOs say sustainability is a higher priority now compared to last year


Here’s a teaser from this article by “ESG Today”:

Sustainability and climate issues are moving back into focus for senior executives globally, with more than half of CEOs reporting that sustainability is a higher priority now than it was a year ago, and decarbonization found to be the top long-term strategic priority for CEOs, according to a new survey released by global professional services firm EY.

The increasing sustainability prioritization comes as CEOs reported feeling more confident in their business prospects, with 60% saying that they are more optimistic about their companies’ revenue growth over the next 12 months. According to the survey, 54% of CEOs reported that sustainability is being given a higher priority by them and their boards than it was 12 months ago, while 23% said that sustainability has been deprioritized at their companies, mostly due to challenging economic or financial circumstances.