ESG Resource Hub
About the Report
As organizations face unprecedented global challenges, environmental, social and governance (ESG) provides the framework to make a difference. Download this report to learn:
- What ESG-related initiatives are driving positive change
- How organizations overcome ESG challenges and gaps
- Why ESG is good for ROI, talent retention and innovation
- Which must-have skills support and enhance ESG efforts
The pandemic changed the perception of ESG … people have become more curious about how companies are operating.
Aman Mourya, PMP
ESG and Framework Specialist
ESG imperatives cover so many different areas—operations, sustainability, social, technology—and project managers are going to be an extremely valuable asset to this entire process, from end to end.
Kathryn Connolly, PMP
ESG Program Development Manager
Frequently Asked Questions
What does ESG stand for?
ESG is an abbreviation for environmental, social and governance. These three non-financial factors represent the extent to which an organization governs itself responsibly and acts in ways that positively impact people and the planet.
What does ESG do?
Much in the same way a PMO builds formal governance, ESG helps organizations set clear criteria to track their sustainability and social good efforts—and create enterprise-wide focus for achieving long-term ROI.
What are examples of ESG projects?
Increasing workforce diversity ... reducing the carbon footprint of supply chains ... removing toxic waste from a local water supply ... supporting awareness of biodiversity threats ... and more.
What skills are crucial on ESG teams?
An understanding of data analysis, creative problem-solving, critical thinking, risk management, the ability to influence ... and more.
What organizational benefits does ESG deliver?
Greater efficiencies and reduced costs; talent attraction and retention; improved customer satisfaction and community reputation; innovation and growth ... and more.
What are the U.N. Sustainable Development Goals?
The U.N. Sustainable Development Goals, or SDGs, are a set of 17 integrated outcomes for a better world that address all three dimensions of sustainable development (environmental, economic and social).