Toward more pragmatic approaches to ESG and climate transition

August 2022

At the Financial Services Leadership Summit on June 8–9, 2022 in New York, directors and executives from large financial institutions, regulators, and other subject matter experts discussed how the ESG agenda and approaches to climate transition are evolving in the face of changing macroeconomic and political circumstances, as part of a broader agenda about how financial institutions are meeting heightened stakeholder expectations. This ViewPoints synthesizes discussions held in advance of and during the summit and is structured around the following themes:

  • ESG expectations are evolving
  • Climate transition remains a primary focus for financial institutions
  • Leaders must manage competing priorities and trade-offs