253. Controlling Society Through ESG Scores
After getting sidetracked on a conversation about COVID-19 and a weird Andrew Cuomo poster, the ITT crew discusses Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) standards.
Heartland's Donald Kendal, Justin Haskins, and Jim Lakely are joined by Isaac Orr in episode 253 of the In The Tank Podcast. After getting sidetracked on a conversation about COVID-19 and a weird Andrew Cuomo poster, the ITT crew discusses Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) standards. This set of criteria, while intending to incentivize companies to be “green,” has some major macroeconomic implications.
Weird Cuomo Poster
Forbes – Major investors To Fed: Act On Climate Change or Face ‘Disastrous’ Economic Consequences
CEI – “Social Responsibility” Expectations for Business Pivot from Voluntary to Mandatory
CEI – Secretary Scalia to Pension Funds: Manage for Returns, Not Virtue Signaling
WEF – Toward Common Metrics and Consistent Reporting of Sustainable Value Creation
Heartland Institute – Fallacies of so-called ‘sustainable’ investments
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