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Environmental, social, and governance (ESG) propositions create value for businesses across every industry and sector. A report from McKinsey highlights the five essential ways how ESG connects to value creation, they are as follows: ESG facilitates top-line growth, reduces costs, minimizes regulatory and legal interventions, increases employee productivity, and optimizes investment and capital expenditures. From a benefits standpoint, ESG efforts attract new customers and boost employee morale. These efforts also help lower energy consumption and reduce waste. Lastly, ESG programs help companies earn subsidies, gain government support, as well as enhance investment returns. Overall, ESG matters, and companies cannot afford to ignore this business component.

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Environmental, social, and governance (ESG) propositions create value for businesses across every industry and sector. A report from McKinsey highlights the five essential ways how ESG connects to value creation, they are as follows: ESG facilitates top-line growth, reduces costs, minimizes regulatory and legal interventions, increases employee productivity, and optimizes investment and capital expenditures.


From a benefits standpoint, ESG efforts attract new customers and boost employee morale. A recent McKinsey Global survey found


Investors are willing to pay about 10% premium to acquire a company with a positive record for ESG


These efforts also help lower energy consumption and reduce waste. Lastly, ESG programs help companies earn subsidies, gain government support, as well as enhance investment returns. Overall, ESG matters, and companies cannot afford to ignore this business component.

For Hughes Pittman and Gupton, LLP, Accounting Partner, Lauren Joyce, going Carbon Neutral Could Not be Easier

Hughes Pittman & Gupton, LLP (“HPG”), is an independent, North Carolina CPA firm, serving the needs of local, multistate, and international businesses. Opening their doors in 1983, the HPG founders started the firm with the intention of creating a company that is renowned for client service and technical excellence but maintains the important balance for employees between a fulfilling career and family.

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