Issue Brief

  • Have ESG trends influenced the extent of focus around social impact?
  • Does ESG reporting improve the focus and quality of impact data in corporate philanthropy?
  • Does measuring ‘S’ i.e., the social criteria in ESG promote meaningful measurement of social impact?

Do these questions interest you? This is a 5 minute read covering the above, with indicators to additional resources for further reading.

Traditional boundaries of corporate philanthropy are evolving to reflect a more strategic and holistic view of giving with increased focus on social impact. In this issue brief we adopt a case study approach to elucidate that Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) integration improves the focus and messaging on social impact data. 

Issue Brief – The Need to Strengthen S in ESG for Better Corporate Philanthropy