Series 3, Episode 3: Top three ESG trends for 2024

We're joined by guest David Postlethwaite, associate director, ESG at KPMG Crown dependencies to choose his top three ESG trends for 2024.

David Postlethwaite

Associate director, ESG at KPMG Crown Dependencies.

25 minutes listen read time 

In this episode we have invited our guest David Postlethwaite, associate director, ESG at KPMG Crown dependencies to choose his top three ESG trends for 2024. He has picked greenwashing,  the search for impact amongst investors and biodiversity and nature as key influences in the year ahead.

Consumers and wider society are demanding more sustainable products and services and with that growth in demand comes the need to ensure that what's being sold to investors is genuinely credible. Cracking down on greenwashing is essential to maintain trust in the financial system.  Impact investing was a niche strategy but the appetite for these investments is growing as the desire to invest and generate positive social and economic outcomes increases. Finally, it feels as if biodiversity and nature have been on the radar for a while now, but things are gaining momentum this year and there is more awareness of the need to integrate nature into the assessment of any ESG credentials.


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