ESG News

June 2018

Demystifying the Alphabet Soup of Reporting Frameworks
Ethical Corporation

Some guidance on the numerous reporting framework acronyms.

Short-Termism Is Harming the Economy

An opinion piece from Jamie Dimon and Warren Buffett regarding the costs of managing to quarterly earnings.

Surprises from the 2018 Proxy Season
Harvard Law School Forum on Corporate Governance and Financial Regulation

An analysis of the trends in 2018’s proxy season.

Disposable America: A History of Modern Capitalism from the Perspective of the Straw. Seriously
The Atlantic

A history of the disposable straw, the environmental controversy surrounding it, and broader lessons on capitalism.

The Story of Coal in the 21st Century, in One Amazing Map
Vox

An overview of an interactive map depicting the development of coal power plants since 2000.