ESG

Hubert Joly: ‘The Whole Milton Friedman Thing Is Dead’

Joly made retail magic saving also-ran Best Buy in the age of Amazon. Now a corporate director, first-time author and HBS lecturer, he’s preaching a whole new way to win.

Biden’s Focus On Climate Will Challenge Boards

To achieve the President's ambitious goals, his administration will need cooperation from corporations. What boards and CEOs need to know.

Bank’s Net-Zero-Emissions Financing Pledge May Impact Board Climate Change Strategy

Forward thinking boards view climate change as an opportunity to reposition their business to capitalize on a coming trend. And shareholders aren't letting go of it any time soon.

Your New China Problem

The calculus for doing business in China just changed. Are you ready for the next front in the culture wars?

How Boards Can Get Their Arms Around ESG Oversight

The following structure can help boards allocate ESG oversight in a way that assigns its components to the appropriate committee while leaving overall responsibility to the full board. 

Diligent Institute: Insights From Recent Research  

2020, among other things, has solidified the importance of ESG-related issues in the corporate space. The Covid-19 public health crisis and ensuing economic fallout taught companies and boards that taking care of employees, clients,...

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Director Optimism Falls In May On Mounting Inflation Concerns

U.S. public company board members’ optimism dropped at the end of Q2 amid fears that inflation will hamper growth in 2022.