A growing number of financial regulators worldwide are mandating that large and listed companies publish detailed sustainability reports annually. Embedding ESG into corporate culture and products is ultimately good for business, experts say.
Technology can play a crucial role in helping communities respond to climate-related issues. Google.org recently announced that it is committing another US$5 million to the AVPN's APAC Sustainability Seed Fund to support Asia-based non-profits to address key environmental challenges.
Pledging to run on 24/7 carbon-free energy in every country they operate in by 2030, Google is pushing for stronger energy and climate policies in Asia and the use of artificial intelligence to drive sustainable innovation.