, February 22, 2024

Techopian newsletter, ESG special


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Techopian newsletter, ESG special

Woke capitalism versus enlightened capitalism

They used to say, "it is political correctness gone mad.' Now they just call it woke; it means the same thing.  As for ESG, they call it woke capitalism.

Yet, woke literally means awake; in particular, it is interpreted as meaning; "awake to social injustice."

As ever, with new ideas, there will be false starts and wrong turnings, but is becoming more awake to social injustice also called progress?

These three pieces below look at ESG issues, whether you can be ethical and an oil company, whether the big hit on ESG funds at the end of last year is the start of a trend, and on the headline topic, woke capitalism versus enlightened capitalism.

Read on for more.

By the way, Techopian is launching a new online live video broadcast soon called The ESG Show. So stay tuned for more, or contact us if you would like to be involved, either as a guest or a partner.

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BP used to say beyond petroleum now it is more like back to petroleum as it chooses to prioritise funding pensions over fighting climate change — or is that fair?

From beyond petroleum fighting climate change to pensions
BP used to say beyond petroleum now it is more like back to petroleum as it chooses to prioritise funding pensions over fighting climate change — or is that fair?

Woke capitalism versus enlightened capitalism

Woke capitalism versus enlightened capitalism
Whilst critics of ESG call it woke capitalism, a British trial of the four-day week shows that so-called work policies could also be called enlightened capitalism

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