Representatives of the Association of Independent Non-Executive Directors – Ewa Radkowska-Świętoń and Filip Gorczyca – participated in debates organised by Chapter Zero Poland.
Ewa Radkowska-Świętoń, the Association’s President, participated in the “Climate governance maturity level at Polish companies” panel, during which she highlighted the Supervisory Board’s role in indicating opportunities and risks relating to climate change, in particular in relations with suppliers and clients, as well as the need to include climate goals as one of the criteria for assessing and remunerating management.
Filip Gorczyca, The Association’s Management Board Member, participated in a panel discussion on experiences from the work on organisations’ climate strategies, during which he indicated to the need to communicate with Polish enterprises on climate policy while highlighting benefits from the perspective of:
✔Employees (64% of “Millennials” will not work for employers lacking a strong corporate responsibility policy; at the same time, Millennials will comprise 75% of the labour market by 2025),
✔Financing (90% of institutional investors attribute weight to ESG matters; 86% of banks expect a growing impact of ESG factors on the credit process).