There are many examples of successful corporations in the world that are guided by the principles of ESG. According to the financial publication Barron's, in the United States, the top five include the retailer of household and digital appliances Best Buy, high-tech Cisco, the manufacturer of medical and measuring equipment Agilent Technologies, IT giant HP and electronics manufacturer Texas Instruments.
By the end of 2021, Coca-Cola will conduct an experiment in Hungary on the use of paper bottles for its drinks. It is assumed that as part of the tests, 2 thousand such bottles with the AdeZ drink will be delivered to Kifli supermarkets.
We often talk about various sad events that affect the environmental situation in Russia and around the world. On the one hand, this is normal, we can not turn a blind eye to what is happening. But on the other hand, it is important to motivate yourself with something, so as not to give up. That's why we have a section of good eco-news. We will tell you what is being done in our country and abroad that is useful for the environment. Here are the top four news stories of 2021.
Today, the ESG agenda is becoming relevant for all countries of the world, and Russia is no exception. ESG is environmental, social and governance (environment, social responsibility, and management). Such areas of business responsibility are becoming a real driver of both costs and revenue.
For the very first time, the European Union is generating more energy from renewables than from fossil fuels.
A newly published report confirms that in 2020, wind, solar, hydropower and biomass shouldered 38 percent of the EU's electricity demands, while fossil fuels trailed at 37 percent.
On February 10, 2021, the X All-Russian Forum on Corporate Governance was held in Moscow. The key topics of the Forum were: corporate governance; private business development; and long-term sustainability factors (ESG).
More and more investors, especially in the West, when making decisions about investing in a particular company, take into account its impact on the environment. The rapid growth of responsible investment forces Russian corporations to follow global trends. What is ESG investment and how the responsibility of the company can affect the business-read the material of the portal "Ecology of Russia – - National project Ecology of the Russian Federation".