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ESG (Environmental, Social, Governance)
sustainability risks are all risks involving environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues. It has become common practice to distinguish the risks a company faces (outside-in view) caused by ESG issues and the impacts a company has on people and the environment (inside-out view).