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Fast Facts: Where Does ESG Intersect with Security?

Sustainable and socially responsible business practices (also known as ESG initiatives) are currently in vogue, but they aren’t just a feel-good exercise. According to research from McKinsey, ESG can benefit an organization’s bottom line by facilitating top-line growth (70 percent of consumers are willing to pay an extra 5 percent for a green product instead of a comparable non-green alternative), reducing costs, minimizing regulatory or legal interventions, increasing employee productivity, and optimizing investment and capital expenditure.

So, where can security step in to help organizations meet their ESG goals?