We need ‘warrior accountants’ who must do more than help “standardise ESG”, warns Jeremy Nicholls. The risks of depending on declining environmental resources or below-standard working conditions must also be “managed and reported".
From game-changing SDG standards to better integration with environmental value, the CEO of Social Value UK and Social Value International summarises some of the year's most important milestones in social impact management.
Covid-19 has sparked renewed interest among business leaders to better understand their true impact on communities and the environment. But meaningful measurement remains elusive – and experts say standardisation is urgent.