ESG News and Views, from The Conference Board ESG Center, provides compelling in-depth interviews with ESG thought leaders, and timely updates on hot button topics in corporate governance, sustainability, citizenship and philanthropy.
Infusing Community Needs into Products and Services: Lessons from Prudential
In this podcast, Jeff Hoffman, Institute Leader of Corporate Citizenship & Philanthropy at the ESG Center, speaks with Sarah Keh, Vice President of Inclusive Solutions at Prudential Financial and Vice President & Secretary of The Prudential Foundation, and Vishal Jain, Prudential’s Head of Financial Wellness Strategy and Development.
Human Capital Disclosure: Early Trends and a Case Study of Success
In this podcast, Paul Washington, Executive Director of the ESG Center, sits down with Solange Charas, Founder and CEO of HCMoneyball and Distinguished Principal Research Fellow at The Conference Board Human Capital Center, and Ross Jeffries, Deputy General Counsel and Corporate Secretary at Bank of America, to discuss human capital disclosure trends; Bank of America’s HCM story, which may serve as a model for others; and how to prepare for disclosure requirements on the way.
Corning’s Approach to Social Issues: A Story of Innovation and Passion
In this podcast, Paul Washington, Executive Director of the ESG Center, speaks with Dr. Millicent Ruffin, Director of Community Affairs for the Office of Racial Equality and Social Unity, who leads the development and execution of programs that address the racial inequality and socioeconomic disparities in the communities around the world where Corning operates.
Impact Investing and its Impact on You
ESG investing has been around for decades, but it has gained considerable momentum in recent years. Paul Washington, Executive Director of the ESG Center, speaks with Hari Balkrishna, Portfolio Manager for T. Rowe Price’s Global Impact Equity strategy, about ESG investing, including impact investing, and what it means for investors, companies, and all of us as members of society and the planet we inhabit.
Corporate Citizenship in Action: Helping Small Businesses Survive and Thrive
Jeff Hoffman, Institute Leader of Corporate Citizenship & Philanthropy at the ESG Center, interviews Jenny Flores, Head of Small Business Growth Philanthropy at Wells Fargo, and Elizabeth Gore, Co-Founder and President of HelloAlice.com. In their conversation, they discuss how corporations can further support small businesses and entrepreneurs not only with funding but with their expertise, as well as the role of technology, partnerships, and innovation in supporting minority-owned businesses.
The Future of Corporate Governance
John Wilcox, Chairman Emeritus at Morrow Sodali, is one of the most recognized and respected figures in corporate governance in the world. In his book, The Evolution of Corporate Governance, he provides a real-time picture of how governance evolved over the years through a collection of essays and articles he has written during his distinguished career.