ESG Alert: How to take a stand on hot-button social issues in this polarized environment? How to organize your sustainability function for success? | The Conference Board
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ESG Alert: How to take a stand on hot-button social issues in this polarized environment? How to organize your sustainability function for success?

At a time when anti-Asian discrimination, gun violence, and voting rights are at the fore, US corporations facing mounting pressure to take stands on social issues, which can overlap with hot-button political topics. The pressure to address social issues is unlikely to go away, as employees and others are looking to companies  for leadership. Yet taking stances in a highly polarized environment can, if not handled appropriately, undermine the very trust that employees, customers, and others have in their companies. 

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