Upgrading ESG: How Businesses Can Thrive in the Age of Sustainability
The "age of sustainability" reflects a growing recognition of the need to address pressing global challenges, such as climate change, global warming, resource depletion, social inequality, and environmental degradation. We are now in the age of sustainability. This transition will not be easy. It will require collective efforts to transition toward more sustainable practices in daily life and various industries. This involves adopting UN SDGs, eco-friendly technologies, promoting responsible consumption, supporting ethical and fair business practices, and pursuing policies and initiatives that protect the planet's natural resources and ecosystems.
This book is primarily intended for business leaders, including CEOs, CFOs, and directors, but it is recommended for anyone concerned with creating a fairer and more sustainable world. The author presents a compelling case for enhancing ESG (Environmental, Social, and Governance) practices in these pages. The author elucidates why this goes beyond a mere checkbox exercise and demonstrates how it presents an opportunity for profit and meaningful impact. Throughout the book, the author explores the flaws in current approaches and unveils many business ideas and opportunities. We are at the dawn of a systemic transformation that challenges traditional capitalism as we know it.
In this book, we make the case that “Creating profitable businesses and building a better world are not conflicting goals”, and by bringing fresh ideas and innovation, we can do both – create more profit opportunities and make an impact towards a more sustainable world.