ESG oversight

The what, why, and how of effective ESG oversight

ESG oversight: The corporate director’s guide

For some, the term ESG (environmental, social, and governance) still conjures notions of issues not linked to the financial performance of the company. But given the heightened focus from a variety of stakeholders (including regulators) and the growing understanding of its impact on performance, ESG is a critical topic in the boardroom.

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Today's SEC climate disclosures - how do you measure up?

We bring to life our In the loop that analyzes climate disclosures in the most recent annual SEC filings from the S&P 100.

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Board effectiveness: A survey of the C-suite

PwC’s Board Effectiveness survey identifies key opportunities for boards to boost their effectiveness and value.

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How can your board drive action on ESG?

Understand the big picture

When it comes to ESG, the stakes are rising—as are the growth opportunities. The conversation isn’t new, it’s expanding. ESG oversight is about more than checking a box. It’s about creating sustainable advantage and value. To do that, your board needs to see the full picture.

Elevate D&I as a strategic business issue

The pursuit of diversity isn’t just about doing the right thing. A diverse, inclusive workforce helps drive better outcomes. With the culture of your organization and the ability to attract top talent at stake, boards need to take an  active role in overseeing D&I initiatives. Our dashboard and insights provide practical steps boards can take.

Dig into climate risk

Institutional shareholders have long been clamoring for greater disclosure around companies’ climate risk and footprint. And corporate directors increasingly believe that climate change should play a role in forming corporate strategy.That’s a good thing. Because with the White House putting climate risk front and center, boards will need to do even more.

Tech x ESG

Maria Moats, PwC Governance Insights Center Leader and Mitra Best, PwC Technology Impact Leader discuss what boards need to know about how emerging technologies can help companies address ESG challenges.

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Maria Castañón Moats

Leader, Governance Insights Center, PwC US


Paul DeNicola

Principal, Governance Insights Center, New York, PwC US


Tracey-Lee Brown

Director, Governance Insights Center, New York, PwC US


Gregory Johnson

Director, Governance Insights Center, New York, PwC US