It's pretty clear cut that as executives consider how to reinvent their companies following the COVID-19 pandemic, many will find it helpful to factor ESG issues into their plans. Industry statistics will likely support the fact ESG creates business value. The article notes that there is "a significant correlation between a company’s resource efficiency and the strength of its financial performance." That translates into employees having not just satisfaction but also performing better. The flipside is that a "questionable environmental record...can lower productivity.