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Today consumers want to buy more sustainable products, employees want to work for firms that share their values, and in the investment world, ESG funds are all the rage. How are companies responding to these shifting demands and can businesses really do well by doing good?
00:00 – Can companies do well by doing good?
00:50 – Environment and climate change
06:50 – Employee wellbeing
09:51 – Workforce diversity
15:50 – Ethical supply chains
19:26 – Environmental Social Governance
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