Episode 77: How Will the Awareness of ESG Impact the Future of Work?

Episode 77: How Will the Awareness of ESG Impact the Future of Work?

What do concerns about ESG mean for the future of work? The pandemic aside though, we have a building awareness of what is going on in terms of environmental change in general, and a building awareness of ESG Investing. ESG-of course being the acronym for Environmental, Social, and (Corporate) Governance, the three broad categories, or areas, of interest for what is termed “socially responsible investors.  At the same time, we are building a new workplace, changing the rules around work and the decisions we make about it now are going to impact on our economy and our society and our environment for years to come.To discuss what the fallout of the trends will be on work and workers,, Linda Nazareth is joined on this episode by  Shankar Raman Senior Director, Global Leader Technology Industry Group at Willis Towers Watson. They talk about the implications of hybrid work, the growing corporate awareness of controlling their carbon footprint and the potential impact on equity and attracting talent of the new workplace, now and in the future.


Shankar Raman

Senior Director, Global Leader Technology Group

Willis Towers Watson

Shankar S Raman is a global leader with Willis Towers Watson (WTW). He is based in Boston. Shankar’s focus areas are Organization Design, Talent and HR Transformation. He has helped organizations around the world improve performance and accelerate growth through more effective strategy execution and capability development. Shankar is passionate about helping organizations deal with the challenges associated with performance improvement, growth and transformation. Shankar is one of the leaders of the Organization Design and Transformation capabilities in WTW.

Shankar is also a frequent writer and speaker. He contributed to a well received book  “Higher Ambition – How Great Leaders build Companies that create Economic and Social value” written by Beer, Eisenstat, Foote, Norrgren, & Fredberg, published by Harvard Business Review press.

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