ESG & Cybersecurity: How Boards Can Respond to Investor Concerns

Event Details

September 17, 2020

2-3 p.m. (EST)

Almost two-thirds of the world’s institutional investors are concerned about the impact of cybersecurity threats on their investments, making cybersecurity investors’ foremost environmental, social, and governance (ESG) risk, according to the 2019 RBC Global Asset Management Responsible Investment Survey.

How does cybersecurity impact investment decisions? What information and data will investors use? What can companies do to improve investor perceptions of their cybersecurity?

Join the panel to learn about the latest research in this rapidly developing area and how directors can help their companies prepare.

Additional Resources  

A Cybersecurity Conversation with the Board (BitSight)

Cyber-Risk Oversight Resource Center (NACD)

Shareholder Engagement Resource Center (NACD)

Transparency Imperative or Security Nightmare? Cyber Resilience "ESG" Reporting (Swiss Re Institute and GEC Risk Advisory)

What companies are disclosing about cybersecurity risk and oversight (EY)

Op-ed: Cybersecurity is the 'blind spot' that can derail some of Wall Street's biggest M&A deals (CNBC)

Cybersecurity: The next frontier for investors? (IHS Markit)