First, find your WHY. Why do you need to engage with ESG? Is it for compliance, risk mitigation, value creation, respond to pressure from staff and stakeholders or to attract investors? This first step will decide the appropriate strategy to implement.
It is critical to implement the strategy right from the beginning. Sustainability is embedded in all core functions, from sourcing to manufacturing to distribution, derives long term profitability.
An assessment of your business and its operating environment is a good start to identify the main sustainability challenges and opportunities your company is facing.