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Companies adopt more socially and ecologically sustainable practices when the board includes women and environmental experts and when younger members are elected to the board on a regular basis. Such are the initial findings of a big-data study focusing on publicly traded European companies, conducted by the leadership consulting firm Egon Zehnder in cooperation with the University of Göttingen. Nina Schmarander and Carsten Wundrack from Egon Zehnder together with Professor Michael Wolff from the University of Göttingen discuss the study in this Egon Zehnder Snapshot.
In the quest for a more sustainable world, Environmental, Social, and Corporate Governance (ESG) principles continue to be a force for change. But experts in
the space warn that success will only be realized when participants focus on G – governance. Without governance from the business sector, no environmental
or social goals will be met.
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