Sustainability in the corporate world

Bloomberg rethink

Sustainability in the corporate world

Carolina Minio-Paluello, PhD - Global Head of Solutions, Limited Partner, LOIM

Carolina Minio-Paluello, PhD

Global Head of Solutions, Limited Partner, LOIM

Companies have always had to adapt to new realities, but the pressure to move towards a more sustainable social and economic model is unprecedented, and accelerating.

There is a sustainability revolution going on and it has it be a hygiene factor for each and every company.

Forces including social consciousness, the political agenda, increasing investor focus, the emergence of sustainability enablers and the growing physical effects of climate change are rapidly converging to further accelerate The Sustainability Revolution and drive companies to adapt.

In assessing the sustainability of companies, we try to understand how they are approaching the major sustainability themes and long-term drivers that are fundamentally re-shaping their own industry. Will it be a first mover, will it be an innovator or disruptor, or could it be a casualty of the transition to a more Sustainable economy? How well is the company positioned to take advantage of the opportunities the transition presents?

Understanding how companies are positioned in the context of these trends is, we believe, a critical step in assessing whether the company’s performance is repeatable and sustainable over the long term. We spoke to a number of industry leaders to find out more about what steps they have taken to ensure their businesses continue to thrive in the future.

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