Are you fluent in ‘climatespeak’?

Climate Economy

Are you fluent in ‘climatespeak’?

ESG. PRI. SDG. Greta Thunberg and Larry Fink know those terms. Should you? If you don’t know what ESG means, you’re not alone. The term—which stands for Environmental, Social and Governance—is the basic nonfinancial framework used by most corporations, NGOs, governments and money managers use to measure how sustainable and ethical an investment is. (Indexing giant MSCI, for example, rates more than 13,000 companies, more than 65,000 securities, and 8 million derivatives on ESG standards.) Alphabet soup But that’s not the only arcane acronym of the Climate Industrial Complex. Ever…

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