The acceleration of growth in the digital economy through the pandemic has brought a renewed urgency to the debates surrounding technology companies and their impact on the environment and society. Investors should be concerned.
Technology will unquestionably continue to be a key driver of global economic growth over the next decade. However, such growth needs to be a sustainable contributor to the long-term health of the society and the environment in which these companies operate. As ESG concerns continue to rise, investors will expect nothing less.