The Path to a Sustainable Future: What Is ESG?

Nanie Hurley 🌿
8 min readApr 22, 2023
Plant shoots in four different stages. Above them, the letters E-S-G.
Image by the author.

Undeniably, any business has a more significant impact than solely what it sells. The bigger a company becomes, the more it entangles itself with the community around it. That’s where ESG can be helpful.

ESG — short for Environmental, Social, and Governance — is a set of standards that measure a company’s impact on those three areas.

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Nanie Hurley 🌿

Bookworm, gamer, mom, writer, vegan, and human. I write about things that bring me joy. Top Writer in Books & Sustainability.