Impact Through Action: Integrating ESG Into a Business

Today’s stakeholders expect companies to do more than just make money. In 2021 polling, 83 percent of consumers said companies should be actively shaping environmental, social and governance (ESG) best practices, and 86 percent of employees said they seek out companies with ESG principles that match their own values. But what does it mean to truly embed ESG into a business?

In this series sponsored by Mastercard, we'll unpack what it takes to operationalize ESG and discuss practical ways companies can make ESG principles a part of everything they do.

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Events, Media & Communications

Companies Can Do More To Help Everyday People Reduce Emissions
This year, the build-up to the United Nations annual Conference of the Parties (COP28) has been given greater urgency by the first Global Stocktake report. Published earlier this fall, the report sends the clear message that time is rapidly running out to limit global heating.

Environment

Consumers Care About Sustainability: Mastercard Shows How Business Can Respond
Mastercard is among the leading businesses pushing for a more environmentally sustainable future — and as far as the company is concerned, the momentum for these efforts is coming directly from consumers.

Sustainable Finance & Socially Responsible Investment

Five Reasons To Tune Into the Global Inclusive Growth Summit
The Mastercard Center for Inclusive Growth and the Aspen Institute will host the 2023 Global Inclusive Growth Summit, assembling leaders to shine a spotlight on the power of the private sector to drive scalable and sustainable impact.

Diversity & Inclusion

'Deputized To Be Change Agents': How Mastercard Is Working To Move the Needle on Gender Equity
Global gender equality is three centuries away, according to the United Nations, though equity in the workplace could be achieved in half that time.

Responsible Business & Employee Engagement

Integrating Impact: How To Do Well by Doing Good
“Protecting people and the planet is at the heart of who we are.” “Being a responsible corporate citizen is part of our DNA.”
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