“ESG has become an essential feature of the relationship between companies and investors”

Faced with the growing importance of ESG criteria for investors, Marie-Claire Daveu, Chief Sustainability Officer, and Jean-Marc Duplaix, Chief Financial Officer, look at the challenges and opportunities created by this trend, along with the work that will be required in the years ahead.

ESG: companies face new demands from investors

What do a head of investor relations and a sustainability expert have in common? ESG. Growing investor interest in non-financial performances has bridged the gap between two areas that businesses have long dealt with separately or even kept apart. Let’s take a look at the organizational challenges and consequences involved in this shift.

“The benefits of ESG are already showing”

Co-founder of the International Corporate Governance Network, chair of LeaderXXchange, and winner of the 2019 Women in Asset Management – ESG Award in New York, Sophie L’Hélias has spent over twenty years working on corporate governance policies. She is also Kering’s lead independent Director. Here, she shares her insight into ESG’s emerging role in the investment world.

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