40% of orgs to embed sustainability into operations by 2024 - IDC releases top predictions

January 19, 2022 EcoVadis ‏‏‎

Strong financial outcomes and sustainability focused leadership is required for long term impact, according to a new report from IDC.

In the document, IDC FutureScape: Worldwide Sustainability 2022 Predictions - APEJ Implications, IDC has identified the top 10 predictions for environmental, social, and (corporate) governance (ESG) in 2022 and beyond.

The report provides organisations with context and underlying drivers for IT investments supporting ESG initiatives for the predictions.

According to IDC, the last two years have seen significant debate and mixed results in the area of climate change. The world has experienced a brief reprieve in emissions due to lockdowns in early 2020. However, emissions increased beyond pre-pandemic levels in 2021.

The UN Climate Change Conference (COP26) has amplified the climate change plan. Even so, critics question whether the agreements articulated are enough.

In the Asia/Pacific region, the drivers that result in concrete sustainability outcomes are still primarily financial, the analysts state.

Read the full article at: itbrief.co.nz


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