[Irish Times] “Business slow on tying ESG performance to remuneration”

While environmental, social and governance (ESG) matters are being taken more seriously by Irish business leaders, companies are still hesitant about tying ESG metrics to remuneration.

A survey by the the Institute of Directors (IoD) in Ireland and the Diligent Institute reveals a significant increase in the discussion of ESG matters within Irish boardrooms since the pandemic.

Eight out of 10 respondents said ESG matters are discussed at board level at least once a year, whereas just over half (52 per cent) said their board discussed the issue before March 2020.

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Irish Times, Commentary, “Business slow on tying ESG performance to remuneration” by Eoin Burke-Kennedy