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Here’s a question: how can companies and investors even think about longer term environmental, social and governance questions at a time when global economies are being hard hit both by the covid-19-related shutdown and the oil price war?
More to the point, how can we not?
Concerns with decent work, inclusion, productivity and sustainable business practices are unavoidable when a corporation is faced with economic challenges that test its resilience. As we navigate an uncertain future, corporations and their shareholders have to consider how we re-orient resources and systems to be more resilient to shocks, to incorporate sustainability and social inclusion into future investment decisions, and to strengthen governance.
That’s not a distraction from the crisis – it’s the solution to our recovery.
Those questions def…