Putting the right foot forward in your ESG journey

ESG is a hot topic, but one that is not well understood and brings with it a lot of questions, something the ESG Summit broke down and deciphered

From left: Eoin Leonard, chief executive and founder, i3PT Certification; Fiona Gaskin, partner and ESG leader for assurance and reporting, PwC Ireland; Jonathan Healy, broadcaster and summit host; Sarah Murphy, chief executive, iQuest & Business Post Experiences, and Lizzie Jones, group sustainability director, Savills. Pictures: Maura Hickey

In his opening remarks at the ESG (Environmental, Social and Governance) Summit, Jonathan Healy, broadcaster and summit chair, joked that the day would help “investigate the three letters that have caused the most fear in corporate Ireland since GDPR”. It got a significant laugh because, like all good comedy, there’s truth at the centre of it.

ESG is now front and centre of people’s minds thanks to recent events and with a shift in expectations ...