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Literature review: Industry 5.0. Leveraging technologies for environmental, social and governance advancement in corporate settings

Rehman, Ali; Umar, Tariq

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Ali Rehman

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Dr. Tariq Umar Tariq.Umar@uwe.ac.uk
Senior Lecturer in Construction Project Management



Abstract

Purpose
This research paper explores the transformative potential of Industry 5.0 for environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors within corporate settings. This study aims to elucidate the role of Industry 5.0 and its related technologies in influencing ESG factors, explore potential risks linked to ESG and present strategies for mitigation through Industry 5.0.

Design/methodology/approach
This paper is the literature review that introduces Industry 5.0 as a pivotal factor in implementing and mitigating ESG and its related risks. It outlines Industry 5.0's characteristics, driven by advanced technologies.

Findings
Literature reviews suggest that Industry 5.0 has the potential to significantly influence ESG factors within corporate settings. It can promote sustainability, enhance working conditions and offer operational advantages.

Practical implications
The practical implications of this research paper are twofold. First, it provides valuable insights to policymakers, organizations and regulatory bodies, guiding them in adapting their frameworks to embrace Industry 5.0. This adaptation is essential for achieving ESG goals and facilitating sustainable development. Second, it highlights the critical role of Industry 5.0 in mitigating ESG-related risks, offering a robust structure for sustainable development.

Originality/value
This research paper contributes to the existing body of knowledge by highlighting the transformative potential of Industry 5.0 in the context of ESG. It offers a comprehensive exploration of the historical evolution of corporate governance, the integration of sustainability and the growing focus on ESG. It also highlights the originality and value of Industry 5.0 as a critical mitigating factor for ESG-related risks, presenting a holistic approach to sustainable corporate practices.

Journal Article Type Article
Acceptance Date May 12, 2024
Online Publication Date Jun 25, 2024
Deposit Date Jun 23, 2024
Publicly Available Date Jun 25, 2024
Journal Corporate Governance
Print ISSN 1472-0701
Publisher Emerald
Peer Reviewed Peer Reviewed
Pages 1-23
DOI https://doi.org/10.1108/CG-11-2023-0502
Keywords Risk, Sustainability, Corporate governance, Advanced technologies, Industry 5.0, Environment social and governance
Public URL https://uwe-repository.worktribe.com/output/12081291
Publisher URL https://www.emerald.com/insight/content/doi/10.1108/CG-11-2023-0502/full/html

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