We are in a decisive decade to accelerate action against climate change. Choices made over the next decade will impact the world for centuries to come. Board members have stewardship obligations that include taking action to address climate change within their organization and beyond.
The Chairperson’s Guides Series
Deloitte, in collaboration with the World Economic Forum as a strategic partner and the Climate Governance Initiative, is proud to equip chairs and board directors with the knowledge to lead organizations towards a sustainable future. Each guide tackles a different element of the journey, outlining key risks and opportunities, as well as key questions for boards.
The Chairperson’s Guide to Integrity
Trust and integrity are at the core of human interactions and relationships—and business is no different. Environmental challenges are increasingly the focal point of gaining stakeholder trust, with expectations rapidly evolving in scope and intensity. As company stewards, board members have the responsibility to stay informed of the growing stakeholder expectations of their organization’s climate and sustainability practices.
This paper explores the common risks and pressures businesses are facing in light of the sustainability transition. Learn how company board members can create resilience by ensuring integrity of—and trust in the climate actions of their organizations.