CSB Director Tensie Whelan co-authored "How to Bring ESG Into the Quarterly Earnings Call," published in the MIT Sloan Management Review. The article speaks to the importance of integrating environmental, social, and governance (ESG) metrics into regular financial reporting.
Typically, quarterly earnings call underweight ESG disclosures and amplify short-term pressures on corporate management. However, in response to broader market trends, this article offers practical recommendations and a framework for how issuers can embed disclosures on ESG and long-term strategy into the content of the quarterly earnings call.
Excerpt: "Early evidence suggests that companies' increased discussion of ESG issues correlates with enhanced ESG performance and that earnings calls are featuring more - and more specific - discussion on human capital, racial equity, and related DEI topics."
Read the full article here.
CSB Publishes in MIT Sloan Management Review: How to Bring ESG Into the Quarterly Earnings Call
Wednesday, June 16, 2021