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5 Things You Need to Know About ESG

Articles Christine Janesko Jul 15, 2021

Internal auditors should consider several key questions when examining their organization’s environmental, social, and governance activities.

​Environmental, social, and governance (ESG) issues represent a growing area of focus among today’s stakeholders. In the World Economic Forum’s Global Risks Report 2021, businesses surveyed point to multiple ESG-related risks high in likelihood and impact, including extreme weather events, climate action failure, natural resource crisis, and infectious diseases. The report noted each as a threat not only to business activities, but to resilience of social infrastructure, emphasizing both economic and societal challenges. 

Christine Janesko

Content Developer and Writer, Standards and Professional Knowledge, The Institute of Internal Auditors

Chrstine Janesko is a Content Developer and Writer, Standards and Professional Knowledge at the Institute of Internal Auditors.