“SEC Chairman Gary Gensler recently announced plans to formulate a human capital disclosure requirement for public companies. Reporting metrics might include worker turnover, skills and development training, compensation, benefits and workforce demographics related to diversity, health and safety.”
[COMMENTARY]It’s quite likely that most large companies determine these metrics anyway for internal assessments and use. Also, I agree that many ESG investors would be interested in such data. However, the increasing paperwork burdens being placed on businesses, particularly smaller enterprises, might be coming somewhat onerous.
Why ESG Investors Put Too Much Emphasis on the Environment, by John Engle, March 22, 2022, yahoo.com, USA.