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KKR 2021 Sustainability Report: Driving Value Creation

3BL Media

DESCRIPTION: OUR APPROACH When we are invested in a company, we leverage our investment model and our focus on operational and strategic improvements to drive value creation on ESG issues across our investments, where relevant.

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Value creation in the metaverse

McKinsey

With its potential to generate up to $5 trillion in value by 2030, the metaverse is too big for companies to ignore. Growth, Marketing & Sales Insights Marketing & Sales

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Measuring business: Accounting for companies' value creation and societal impact

McKinsey

This column devises a way of accounting for who benefits from a company's value creation and why. Hans-Helmut Kotz, Michael Birshan, and Kevin Russell identify eight pathways through which economic value from corporations flows to households and the economy, and how these have evolved over the past 25 years. There is ongoing debate over how to judge a company's performance beyond profits alone.

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Sustainable Investing at KKR

3BL Media

Sustainable investing is a key lever of KKR’s approach to value creation and a way of doing business that we believe helps us make better investments. KEYWORDS: NYSE:KKR, KKR, esg, Solutions Investing, value creation. SOURCE: KKR.

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Gildan Extends World Vision Partnership Into Bangladesh

3BL Media

KEYWORDS: long-term value creation, World Vision, Bangladesh, Gildan, Gildan Activewear Inc, Gildan Respects, Gildan Made With Respect, Communities, Women empowerment, financial literacy, Gender Equality, Making Apparel Better®, female empowerment, NYSE:GIL. SOURCE: Gildan Activewear.

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Gildan Partners With the Santo Domingo Water Fund To Enhance Water Conservation Efforts in the Dominican Republic

3BL Media

One of the goals Gildan has set within our Next Generation ESG strategy, is to create long-term value for the communities where we operate” explains Franklin Mass, Director and Country Manager in the Dominican Republic. SOURCE: Gildan Activewear.

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Understanding Blended Value

3BL Media

The Evolution of Value Series - Part 6, by Wayne Visser. DESCRIPTION: Another thought-leader in redefining value is Jed Emerson. The net result is blended value. The blended value proposition: Integrating social and financial returns. Blended Value Group Press.

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Why the growth of climate and ESG inside boardrooms gives me hope

GreenBiz

If the board of directors that should provide oversight doesn't have the insight and foresight to do so, how can investors use the ratings and rankings to assess its ESG governance and value creation

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Tim Koller on the timeless truths of corporate finance

McKinsey Public & Social Sector Insights

An expert on value creation shares insights from 20 years of leading McKinsey on Finance. Strategy & Corporate Finance Insights Corporate Finance

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GreenFin 22: What is an ESG Score For? With Rich Mattison, Andrew Siwo, Heather Clancy, and Will Atcheson.

GreenBiz

Accurate and reliable ESG ratings are key for sustainable investing to allocate capital toward long-term value creation and impact. But the credibility of third-party raters has taken a hit due to their disparate methodologies and information sources.

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Building a safer metaverse

McKinsey Public & Social Sector Insights

An edited version of the conversation from our ‘Value creation in the metaverse’ report follows.

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How biotechs can rethink their strategies after the market downturn

McKinsey

Companies can navigate the downturn by scrutinizing cash management and financing and rethinking paths to long-term value creation. Biotech stocks have taken a hit, but the sector will probably rebound.

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Unlocking opportunities from industrial electrification

McKinsey

Electrification brings major value creation opportunities for industrial companies across the value chain—from integrators to raw-material suppliers—but also requires timely actions and investments.

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Building a creator economy

McKinsey Public & Social Sector Insights

An edited version of the conversation from our ‘Value creation in the metaverse’ report follows.

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Understanding the pandemic’s impact on the aviation value chain

McKinsey Public & Social Sector Insights

A new report examines economic value creation across all sectors of the aviation value chain—and how it could be enhanced moving forward. Insights on Travel, Logistics & Infrastructure Travel, Logistics & Infrastructure

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Building the next big experiences

McKinsey Public & Social Sector Insights

An edited version of the conversation from our ‘Value creation in the metaverse’ report follows. Brian Solis, Salesforce global innovation evangelist, sees curiosity and empathy as integral parts in delivering new experiences in the metaverse.

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Five ways to increase your board’s long-term impact

McKinsey

Directors are spending more time on their work, yet few say their boards are better at creating long-term value. Survey data highlight the operating models that correlate most with value creation. Strategy & Corporate Finance Insights Strategy

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COP15: ISSB signals intent to ramp up work on nature

Environmental Finance

The body developing international sustainability reporting standards has said it intends to ramp up efforts to include nature after it completes its work on climate, as it told attendees at the COP15 biodiversity conference that company value creation is inextricably linked to nature

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The CFO’s new work frontiers

McKinsey Public & Social Sector Insights

Finance leaders in Brazil are increasingly becoming the CEO’s right-hand person, but they need to be more engaged in ESG and demonstrate the value creation of digital. All Insights

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Fashion-forward in the metaverse

McKinsey Public & Social Sector Insights

An edited version of the conversation from our ‘Value creation in the metaverse’ report follows. Irene-Marie Seelig, co-founder and CEO of AnamXR, says the metaverse is tailor-made for fashion brands looking to help people clothe their digital personas.

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Memo to public company CFOs: Private equity can show you how it’s done

McKinsey Public & Social Sector Insights

CFOs of public companies can draw enormous insight from PE’s focused, proactive approach to value creation—but they have to take the initiative themselves. Here are five lessons to get started. Strategy & Corporate Finance Insights Private Equity Strategy

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Definitive Guide to ESG

GreenBiz

By proactively addressing impacts of ESG, like climate change, companies can better predict future innovation to avoid supply chain disruption by advancing ways in which materials are sourced and ensuring the global economy drives value creation with ESG elements in mind.

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The ESG Conundrum Proves the Value of Sustainable Business

3BL Media

As investors query the value of ESG, Mandi McReynolds, Head of Global ESG, Workiva, outlines three steps to link sustainability and business value creation. Evidence overwhelmingly suggests that companies, which get their ESG proposition right can create more business value.

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Appealing to a broader audience

McKinsey Public & Social Sector Insights

An edited version of the conversation from our ‘Value creation in the metaverse’ report follows.

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Buyer's Guide to ESG Data Management, Reporting, Assurance & Disclosure Software

3BL Media

As ESG becomes more important to investors, employees, and consumers, companies who report and disclose ESG data have an opportunity to amplify value creation. Buyer's Guide to ESG Data Management, Reporting, Assurance & Disclosure Software. Thu, 01/05/2023 - 11:00. Type of Content.

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Building an open metaverse

McKinsey Public & Social Sector Insights

An edited version of the conversation from our ‘Value creation in the metaverse’ report follows. CEO John Hanke says the promise of the metaverse is massive, but there are technological and financial hills to climb.

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Gaming for a cause

McKinsey Public & Social Sector Insights

An edited version of the conversation from our ‘Value creation in the metaverse’ report follows. Square Enix CEO Yosuke Matsuda shares his expansive vision for the Japanese entertainment and video game company, one that includes solving societal problems and greater user empowerment.

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Future Economy Forum Highlights Solutions at COP27 To Scale a New Economic Mainstream – Beyond Sustainability – Toward Regenerative Models for Business & Economy

3BL Media

Highlight: Natura &Co CEO Recognized for Pioneering Regenerative Value Creation Joao Paulo Ferreira, CEO of Natura and Natura &Co in Latin America was recognized for his leadership of the world’s largest B Corp - the group of companies including Natura, Aesop, The Body Shop, & Avon.

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Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan Appoints Anna Murray as Global Head of Sustainable Investing

ESG Today

Murray joins OTPP from Sun Life Capital (SLC), where she has been serving as Global Head of ESG, responsible for the integration of ESG risk management and value creation practices into investment decisions and management across the firm’s investment platform.

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Grocers’ sustainability opportunity in transforming the food system

McKinsey

Now is the time for grocers to develop strategic sustainability transition plans focused on value creation and think more broadly about the role they can play in encouraging change across the full value chain. Retail Insights Retail & Consumer Goods Retail environments

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Kimberly-Clark Recognized as One of the 2022 World's Most Ethical Companies by Ethisphere

3BL Media

It’s a reflection of the deep commitment of our teams around the world to lead with integrity as we drive our value creation agenda for all our stakeholders.”. SOURCE: Kimberly-Clark Corporation.

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KKR 2021 Sustainability Report: Climate

3BL Media

We see climate as a global challenge that requires solutions at all levels, and we are thinking about how we invest, where we invest, and what we do to drive value creation. They are thinking about how they invest, where they invest, and what they do to drive value creation.

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Our COVID-19 response can make our cities more resilient to heat waves

GreenBiz

Air pollution, tall buildings, building materials, lack of green spaces and wind all contribute to trapping heat from the sun, traffic and industry and result in the creation of Urban Heat Islands (UHI). Our COVID-19 response can make our cities more resilient to heat waves. Roland Hunziker.

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Driving Sustainability With Better Business Spend Management: How Organizations Can Use Coupa and EcoVadis to Reduce Risk and Drive Value

3BL Media

It has also evolved to be a key contributor in value creation and bottom-line return on investment. SOURCE: EcoVadis. DESCRIPTION: Sustainability has long since been established as a critical component of effective risk management across every industry.

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Corporate executives are suddenly talking ESG on quarterly earnings calls

Impact Alpha

ImpactAlpha, May 28 – Environmental, social and governance, or ESG, issues are getting more airtime this earnings season as investors seek out healthy businesses that can drive long-term value creation.

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8 Leaders at Davos 2022 Explain How Business Can Deliver on ESG Promises

3BL Media

The World Economic Forum’s Measuring Stakeholder Capitalism: Towards Common Metrics and Consistent Reporting of Sustainable Value Creation , launched in 2020, enabled businesses to track their contributions towards the SDGs on a consistent basis.

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Luxury in the new normal: Leadership and innovation in 2020 and beyond

GreenBiz

As luxury fashion brands adapt and survive in the "new normal," they can drive a renewed vision of the luxury business that demonstrates how to decouple volume growth from value growth. Deepen luxury’s value proposition.

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How the JUST 100 Is Reshaping American Business

3BL Media

And for business leaders, determining how to create long-term value for all stakeholders can be unclear. This year, the top three concerns of the American public included paying a fair living wage, creating US jobs, and prioritizing stakeholder value creation.

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Don’t Throw out ESG with the Greenwashing Bath Water

Chris Hall

ESG has gone mainstream and generated a backlash because our collective definition of value creation is evolving. It is not against profit, rather it wants profit to be the by-product of economic activity that is driven by a deeper purpose rooted in fundamental human values.

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Pentair Awarded EcoVadis Silver Medal

3BL Media

Together, we are committed to continue to make a difference as we drive our business for growth, employee engagement, and long-term value creation for our shareholders, while helping to create a healthier, more sustainable, and socially responsible future. SOURCE: Pentair.

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Southwire - Investing, Diversifying and Growing

3BL Media

More recently, the company has begun to expand its service and solutions offering through field services, digital solutions and construction planning services, finding more ways to deliver value to its customers, further diversifying the business and expanding its presence in the electrical space.

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ImpactAlpha 2020: Capital sets sail for the inclusive and sustainable future

Impact Alpha

Long-term value creation may be the watchwords of this new capitalism. This is the year capital markets set sail for the inclusive and sustainable future. Or else.

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How Do We Break the Death Grip of Mistrust? Through Action, Transparency, and Accountability.

Just Capital

For the market to truly hold corporations to account for their performance on stakeholder value creation, it must have a way to gauge performance accurately and openly. BlackRock CEO Larry Fink speaking at The New York Times DealBook Summit. Michael Cohen/Getty Images).