Although Environmental, Social and Governance—more commonly known as ESG—principles are often portrayed as a new trend, the concept has been around for decades and fundamentally is about ensuring long-term value. Listen as co-chairs of Brownstein’s ESG practice Jason Downs, Carrie Johnson and Rebecca Tucker talk about what ESG is and what it is not. The group discusses how ESG can be simply understood as a risk assessment framework and how companies can be more competitive by responding to workforce and market expectations and mitigating against natural and man-made disasters in an increasingly connected world.
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