Tensie Whelan on How Boards and Investors Can Use Sustainability to Define Corporate Purpose

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In an interview on “Inside America’s Boardrooms”, CSB Director Tensie Whelan discusses how boards should define sustainability, the board’s strategic and oversight responsibilities, and how sustainability relates to investors’ consideration of corporate purpose. 

Excerpt: “First and foremost for businesses is understanding the material environmental, social, and governance issues that have an impact on them and that they have an impact on, which is why there’s no one definition of sustainability. What a coffee company is concerned about is very different from what a social media company is concerned about from a sustainability perspective.”

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