Putting the "S" in ESG: Measuring Human Rights Performance for Investors

Metrics and insights for identifying forward-looking companies that are contributing to a sustainable economy

Read this report from NYU Stern Center for Business and Human Rights for a discussion on how investors can analyze commitments that companies embrace regarding their social impacts. It provides metrics and insights needed to identify forward-looking companies that are contributing to a sustainable economy.

You’ll learn four key principles for improved measurement of social performance to spur much-needed action to reform the “S” in the environmental, social, and governance (ESG) industry:

  1. Measure companies’ real-world effects, not just their efforts
  2. Diversify the data – go beyond company disclosure
  3. Establish and rely upon clear standards for evaluating “S”
  4. Target investors as the primary audience
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