Role of Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) Goals in Company Planning - Economic Concerns
The latest Marcum-Hofstra University CEO Survey provides compelling insight into the evolving mindset of middle-market CEOs across a range of industries, revealing a broadly optimistic view of the business landscape and the importance of companies supporting social and political causes.
The survey, which continues to track CEO sentiment over time, revealed a noticeable uptick in optimism. Compared to April, 12.4% of respondents rated their outlook as “very positive,” up from 9.8%. More than a third – 39.6% – placed themselves in the high range of optimism, an increase from 37.6%.
How important is it for companies to embrace environmental, social, and governance (ESG) goals in company planning and actions?
How much are environmental, social, and governance (ESG) goals considered in your company’s planning and actions?
How important do you believe it is for companies to actively support political or social causes (on a local or national basis)?
How concerned are you that the economy will experience a recession later this year?
How is a possible recession in the coming year affecting your company’s staffing?
What is your view of the current business environment?
What are the most important influences for your business planning in the next 12 months?