ESG Ratings and the Assessment of Corporate Sustainability


Term Paper, 2021

15 Pages, Grade: 2,7


Abstract or Introduction

This paper examines the current situation of ESG ratings available on the market and questions their informative value and reliability. It discusses the challenges in data collection and the creation of rating models by existing rating agencies.

ESG stands for Environment, Social and Governance and serves as the conceptual composite for corporate social responsibility. It goes hand in hand with a major impact on key business decisions regarding leadership, innovation and direction of the company.

It is dealing with topics like the ecological footprint within the limited resources of our planet, greenhouse gas production and renewable energy as the environmental elements. Furthermore, creating fair working conditions, respecting human rights and investing in workplace safety and health as the social elements and corruption or anti-competitive behavior, performance-based compensation on the achievement of sustainability targets and even regarding these requirements at the supplier and service providers of the company as the governmental elements

Details

Title
ESG Ratings and the Assessment of Corporate Sustainability
College
University of Applied Sciences Essen
Grade
2,7
Author
Year
2021
Pages
15
Catalog Number
V1127798
ISBN (eBook)
9783346505682
ISBN (Book)
9783346505699
Language
English
Tags
Sustainability, ESG, Rating, Nachhaltigkeit, CSR, SBSC, sustainable, modern work, investment, social responsibility, corporate social responsibility
Quote paper
Jan Bausewein (Author), 2021, ESG Ratings and the Assessment of Corporate Sustainability, Munich, GRIN Verlag, https://www.grin.com/document/1127798

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