The Real Threat of ESG

New Discourses Bullets, Ep. 59

Thankfully, the world is rapidly waking up to the threat of ESG (Environmental, Social, and Governance) scoring for corporations and beyond. The nature of that threat and its contours are coming into view, and people are taking action. In truth, as menacing and dangerous as ESG is in what it’s doing right now, the real threat of ESG lies elsewhere. The real threat of ESG is that it can be arbitrarily defined at the whim of a small number of unaccountable executives calling themselves “stakeholders.” That’s fearsome tyrannical power. Join host James Lindsay for this episode of New Discourses Bullets where it breaks it down.