Environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues are increasingly finding their way onto the agendas of the world’s most influential investors. As a result, the largest companies across the globe are under pressure to properly assess and respond to ESG risks and opportunities. Those companies that are most transparent about their ESG policies and act as first movers in this growing arena are gaining favor with index fund managers. Those that do not, have found themselves in the crosshairs of prominent activist investors. Our panel of experts will explore the ESG initiatives being discussed in the boardroom, and how the world’s largest influential investors and shareholder activist funds are capitalizing on this trend.