Fixing the S in ESG: CSR Book Club Review


Rachel Hutchisson is joined by Chris Jarvis, executive director of Realized Worth, to kick off our CSR Book Club Series with an article from Stanford Social Innovation Review called “Fixing the S in ESG.” Listen to learn more about quantifying social impact and what the future of S looks like.

Topics discussed in this episode:

  • Adapting to changes in world beliefs
  • What does S want to be?
  • Redefining what S means to include room for interpretation
  • Increased accountability puts words into actions
  • How consumers change their behavior according to company values

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Chris Jarvis

Rachel Hutchisson

Article: “Fixing the S in ESG”

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“I think S should call us to move past the signaling to meaningful change that leads the next generation better.”

“You have to engage the people on the ground, the people in the community you’re trying to serve.”

“Between E, S, and G, S is the way to involve employees at any level, anywhere, anytime.”