2021-10-18 12:00:00, Jessica DavisSenior EditorOctober 18, 2021, InformationWeek

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"In order for ESG initiatives to be effective, companies must have a complete view of their ESG efforts and performance to know how they are tracking towards their goals," said Kim Knickle, research director at research and advisory firm Verdantix.

Investors, employees, and customers are looking at these efforts to help differentiate who they want to invest in, work for, and buy from in today's market.

Governments are also considering the creation of laws and regulations around ESG reporting and standards for public and private companies.

Environmental, social, and governance (ESG) reporting is hitting the mainstream, as two big tech vendors this week have announced efforts to help enterprise organizations manage their efforts with regard to this major trend.

ServiceNow has announced

a new integrated ESG solution, powered by its Now digital workflow platform.

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Separately, Google Cloud this week launched Carbon Footprint, a new product that gives customers a view of the gross carbon emissions associated with their Google Cloud Platform usage.

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