Monday May 25, 2020

In a time of crisis, the importance of ESG keeps growing and changing

Job one is taking care of employees right now; when Covid-19 subsides, sustainability will be the next step, says Ann Prendergast of State Street Global Advisors

12th April, 2020
Ann Prendergast, head of State Street Global Advisors in Ireland Picture: Shane O’Neill

Ann Prendergast, head of State Street Global Advisors in Ireland, believes the social aspect of ESG is playing a bigger part than ever in the Covid-19 pandemic period, as companies look to the wellbeing of staff and clients.

“The ‘S’ in ESG is around social impact, managing employees, and that is very important in the environment we find ourselves in now. It is critical that this is part of the bigger picture and clearly articulated...

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