Purpose...Employees...ESG...Climate Risk

The Corporate Purpose Podcast

21-02-2022 • 27分

In episode 20, Karen Bailey sits down with Carol Nolan Drake, the founder and CEO of Carlow Consulting, to discuss Larry Fink's annual Letter to CEOs. Larry Fink is the Founder, Chairman and CEO of BlackRock, which today holds more than $10 trillion in assets under management. Karen and Carol break down the contents of Larry Fink's 2022 letter and why it carries so much meaning to business leaders today.

The conversation looks at:

  • Larry's call to businesses to get clear about their purpose,
  • The changing relationship between companies and their employees,
  • Stewardship,
  • Speaking up on  societal issues,
  • Proxy voting,
  • Climate risk, and
  • ESG.

Carol first appeared on the podcast in Episode 11: Building a Compelling ESG Program. where she explains what is ESG and offers advice on how to get started on assembling your own ESG program.  As a consultant, Carol works with public and private companies, shareholders and non-profits on ESG and is the co-author of the Society for Corporate Governance, ESG Implementation Guide for its members.

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