Pitso Kortjaas
3 minute read
31 May 2022
5:47 am

Business should not get lost in noise around governance

Pitso Kortjaas

A failure to meet transformation targets may affect a business’s competitiveness and sustainability.

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The challenges of climate change and economic inclusion are front of mind for many stakeholders and businesses. The focus for many businesses right now is to find ways to continue the business of business in a way that is focused on protecting people and planet, while creating long-term value in a more sustainable manner. Businesses must now navigate their way around a rapidly evolving landscape of environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors and integrate ESG and sustainability into day-to-day business practices. In practical terms, this means grappling with a complex web of ESG requirements, including a growing body of industry...