Head of Sustainable Finance, Synechron, The Netherlands
The Industrial Revolution was the catalyst for not only unprecedented scientific development, but also the onset of considerable CO2 emissions. Cumulative greenhouse gases emissions over the last couple of centuries have led us into a time where the world needs to focus on a wide and growing array of Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) issues. ESG concerns are central to the larger Sustainable Finance movement itself which has become mainstream in recent years.
The global industry currently recognizes three pillars that constitute ESG as a set of metrics. These are the array of criteria that help measure and decide what falls within the sustainability universe for businesses.
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