Lyndon Park, Partner, Head of Governance Solutions, ICR, explains how ESG concerns are catalyzing massive capital allocation, expected to influence one third of global AUM by 2025. He emphasizes that newly-public companies have been quick to brush up on ESG reporting given the tremendous interest from investors. “In this environment, ESG absolutely drives the money and companies will follow the money so they’re getting hip to it much earlier now,” he says, adding that public boards need to accept the continued blurring of ESG funds and regular funds.
CorpGov and The Palm Beach Hedge Fund Association hosted the 2022 Winter Activism Forum on Feb. 16 featuring leading market participants and advisors who have consulted on board intelligence and the most prominent activism campaigns in recent years. A complete report with more videos can be found here.