Consumer companies around the world are incorporating sustainability, business integrity, and brand purpose into their business operations. This can include procuring ethically sourced or organic products, ensuring fair pay and safe working conditions, using environmentally friendly materials, or implementing diversity and inclusion initiatives. Brands also are investing in local communities and cultures, encouraging consumer recycling or engagement in the circular economy, promoting responsible consumption, creating consumer safety programs, and taking a stand on social, environmental, and political issues.
This guide, updated for 2021, discusses key points consumer companies should consider.
Read Hogan Lovells ESG for Consumer Companies 2021.