Quantifying social benefits for ESG remains challenging

As the importance of ESG increases it has become more apparent that the social aspects are hard to quantify objectively.

Ton Goedmakers, director of Dutch family-owned facility management firm Vebego said that as one of the biggest employers of disabled people in the Netherlands, creating work has as considerable social impact. #

“But that’s the difficulty also, how to measure that which is something everybody is struggling with and we try to be a frontrunner on that,” he told Real Asset Insight’s Richard Betts during the recent Provada real estate event.

“We work with a couple of organisations that are helping us to measure the social impact of creating a job and we’re trying to measure that, but it’s still a new world.”

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