Companies are more active than ever in pursuing sustainability to align with values and engage stakeholders, a new McKinsey survey shows.
To see financial returns, though, integrating sustainability into core functions is key.
As environmental, social, and governance issues have become ever more important influencers of customer and employee expectations, organizations have tightened their embrace of the sustainability programs that address those issues.
According to the latest McKinsey Global Survey on the topic, companies are increasingly formalizing the way they govern sustainability programs, as well as elevating the importance of diversity and inclusion
And a larger share of respondents than ever before say the top reason for implementing a sustainability agenda is better alignment between an organization’s practices and its goals, missions, or values.