Why HR are Key to Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) Success

Posted in : Seamus Says - Employment Law Discussion on 17 February 2023
Seamus McGranaghan
O'Reilly Stewart Solicitors
Issues covered: Environmental, social, and governance (ESG); Recruitment; Staff Retention; Employee Engagement

Christine:  So, Seamus, do you want to tell us what exactly ESG is?

Seamus:  Yeah. So I suppose that the first point is ESG and the mind boggles as to what we're referring to, but it is something that has been around for a long time, and it has been around for a long time in different guises, I suppose.

But essentially, what we're looking at is it's the broad range of environmental, social, and governance criteria in which organisations will run themselves and how they run themselves responsibly. And that's where the focus has come on.

It generates really going back to sort of investors and what investors were looking for in organisations when they were coming to invest

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Seamus McGranaghan
O'Reilly Stewart Solicitors

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