KKS exists to reshape markets. Here we share the latest updates on how our work extends beyond our clients to influence industry, policy, and media.

Our work is regularly featured by influential organisations

September 22, 2019

"To assess the impact of our meals, KKS Advisors on behalf of the W.K. Kellogg Foundation analyzed student performances in schools across Louisiana, Massachusetts and New York that serve Revolution Foods. They showed that schools serving our meals improved English Language Arts (ELA) test results by 13.1%."

August 21, 2019

“A corporate shift away from “shareholder primacy” towards an alignment with a broader set of “stakeholders” is number one on Anuj Shah’s emerging trends in sustainable investing.”


August 8, 2019

Managing partner Sakis Kotsantonis talks ESG data disclosure in a Q&A with the American Law.


July 23, 2019

The Four Things No One Will Tell You About ESG Data” by George Serafeim and Sakis Kotsantonis was featured in an article by Impact Alpha, titled “Making ESG Matter.

July 2, 2019

In the Spring 2019 Sustainable Financial Management edition of the Journal of Applied Corporate Finance, KKS Advisors published four articles on ESG data, sustainability and capital markets, the significance of long-term plans, and corporate governance for sustainability.

June 23, 2019

“Investors who are interested in ESG engagement can follow three key influence strategies. In a recent report, “The Role of Investors in Supporting Better Corporate ESG Performance,” published by Ceres, KKS Advisors and EDF, these are fleshed out in greater detail, but here is the short version…”

June 5, 2019

"It’s particularly disappointing to see companies readying for an IPO not only fail to recognize the importance and inevitability of ESG disclosures, but also disregard their significance to firm performance, the investment community and the broader public,” said Anuj Shah, managing director at KKS Advisors, a global sustainability consulting firm.

June 11, 2018

"‘Systems Rule: How board governance can drive sustainability performance’ examined whether these companies integrate sustainability priorities such as climate change into board mandates, director expertise and executive compensation, and how these board systems affected their performance on sustainability issues.”

May 16, 2018

“Most directors at the world’s largest publicly held companies oversee environmental and social issues but lack clear expertise in them, according to a May 16 analysis by sustainability advocacy group Ceres and consultant KKS Advisors.”

October 9, 2017

In a blog post entitled ‘Standard ESG Framework is Key’, Jason Gold, the Global Head of Strategic Relations and Partnerships discusses our paper "The Value of Corporate Purpose: A Guide for CEOs and Entrepreneurs".

November 5, 2015

“Our 2014 paper with KKS Advisors showed that the costs of regular earnings guidance significantly outweigh the perceived benefits.”

January 31, 2014

“Formal earnings guidance is largely a mature market phenomenon, according to new research by KKS”


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