ESG | The Report

Privacy Policy

Who we are

We are an international group of researchers, writers and editors providing free information on Sustainability and ESG to help individuals and organizations transition to a circular economy. Our website address is:


In order to ensure spam detection, we not only collect the data shown in comments form but also a visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string.

To verify if your email address is registered with Gravatar, an anonymized string created from it (also known as a hash) may be sent to the service. To learn more about their privacy policy refer to After approval of your comment, anyone can view your profile picture in connection with the post you made.


When loading images to the website, do not include any EXIF GPS location data. Any visitor of this site has access to download and decipher embedded geolocation details from photos on display.


If you leave a comment on our site, we provide you with the option to save your name, email address, and website in cookies. It’s for your convenience so that you don’t have to type all of those details again next time when leaving another comment. Plus these cookies will last an entire year! Which is a standard operating procedure on most sites.

When you visit our login page, we will create a cookie to confirm if your browser is capable of accepting cookies. This cookie does not hold any personal information and will be discarded when the web page is closed on your device.

Logging in to your account will also set up several cookies so that we can remember your login information and screen display preferences. Login cookies last for two days, while the options for screens are stored for a year. If you choose “Remember Me”, then this setting remains valid until you log out of the account after two weeks. As soon as you sign out, all corresponding cookies related to logging in will be erased from our system permanently.

If you update or post an article, a cookie with no personal information will be stored in your browser; it simply reveals the ID of the piece you just edited. This cookie is only active for one day before expiring.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this website may include embedded elements such as videos, images and articles. When you interact with these external components, it will be similar to visiting the other site directly.

Data about your actions may be collected if you visit these websites, and cookies along with third-party tracking mechanisms could be used to store information. Moreover, if you are logged in to the website at that time, monitoring of your interactions with embedded content could take place as well.

Who we share your data with

If you request a password reset, your IP address will be included in the reset email.

How long we retain your data

Your comment, along with its metadata, will be saved indefinitely whenever you decide to leave one. This enables us to approve additional comments that follow immediately instead of storing them in a moderation waiting period for approval.

For those who register on our website, we store the personal information they input in their profile. Both users and administrators have full access to view, edit, or delete this data as needed – except for usernames that can’t be changed.

What rights you have over your data

If you have an account or left comments on this website, then you can request to receive a copy of the personal data we hold about yourself. You are further able to ask us to erase any information that is not necessary for administrative, legal, and security reasons. Do take note that certain details may be required by law and therefore unable to delete them from our records.

Where we send your data

All visitor comments are subject to a state-of-the-art spam detection service for verification and approval before being posted. Your information will not be shared with any unnecessary third parties. We take the privacy of our users very seriously and will never use your data for purposes outside of what was intended when you shared it with us.

Affiliate disclosure

At ESGtheReport, we value transparency and have carefully chosen to affiliate ourselves with only the highest quality online tools, services and products. By clicking on any of our promotional links located throughout our website, you are helping us earn commissions for purchases made by visitors linked back to our site! Not only do these clicks not cost you anything extra – they help provide the best reviews and recommendations that we can offer. And those profits go directly to paying the researchers and writers who have created over a million words on sustainable practices. If you’re ever unsure or need more information: please feel free to reach out! 

At, our content and courses are created for educational purposes only – not to provide professional advice from certified financial or legal experts. We strongly advise that anyone who relies on this information does so at their own risk as the outcome can vary greatly depending on specific situations. The materials provided should not be interpreted as a guarantee of any type of financial or business gain.

Social sharing 

On our webpage, you will find social sharing features and integrated tools (such as the Facebook “Like” button) that give you the opportunity to share your actions with other media services. We use online content distribution systems for this purpose. Depending on what settings you select in your social networks, these tools allow information to be shared publicly. For further details about how data is collected when using such capabilities, please refer to the privacy policies of those companies providing them.

Advertising and Analytics Services Provided by Others

We may partner with outside companies to display ads and conduct analytics across the Internet. Through cookies, web beacons, and other technologies, they can acquire information related to your navigation of our website: IP address, browser, pages viewed, time spent on each page , clicks made while browsing through links as well as conversion data. The company and its affiliates may utilize this information for a variety of purposes, such as analyzing data, gauging content popularity, providing you with targeted advertisements based on your online activity interests across our website and other websites. This allows us to gain greater insights into your browsing behavior and serve you other content which is relevant to your queries.

For more information about interest-based ads, or to opt-out of having your web browsing information used for behavioral advertising purposes by companies that participate in the Digital Advertising Alliance, please visit


Our organization is devoted to keeping your data secure, and we have taken all necessary steps to ensure its safety – including preventing loss, theft, misuse or unauthorized access. We appreciate you visiting our website and are doing everything in our power to give you the most enjoyable online experience possible!

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