Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) has become a common business term over the last several years. As the term matures, we’re beginning to agree on what it means in practice. It’s moving from buzzword to industry standard.

However, the ‘S’ in ESG continues to lag its peers and is often overlooked. Factors that fall under Social are often loosely defined but impact business and can destroy value.

According to The ESG Global Survey, 51% of investors believe the ‘S’ is the most challenging ESG element to assess and use in investment strategies. The following infographic is intended to be a digestible look into the Social aspect of ESG and take you through the what, why, and how.

Digging deeper into the S in ESG: Environmental, Social, Governance.



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  • Ena Nikolic wears many different hats at NetBenefit Software. She partners with clients on marketing, sales, and consulting initiatives. Ena is passionate about change management and ensuring software implementations run smoothly. When not working with clients, you can often find Ena walking her dog by the ocean near her east coast home.