Sustainability has moved to the mainstream; no longer accommodated within Corporate Social Responsibility it requires business-critical thinking.
We can help you address key issues related to sustainability strategy, environmental and social impact across operations, stakeholder engagement, sustainability-related growth and cost opportunities, and understand the reputational implications.
We support organisations to
Develop a sustainability strategy that addresses social, environmental and economic issues while focusing on the areas that are integral to core business strategy and will achieve a positive material impact.
Realise opportunities to make operations more sustainable, particularly for companies in resource-intensive industries. Optimise the use of natural resources and improve efficiency.
Review ESG criteria to address responsible investment and consider environmental, social and corporate governance (ESG) in investment decisions including valuations and assessment, to generate long-term competitive financial returns and positive societal impact.
The 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are part of an ambitious global plan to end poverty, protect the planet, promote prosperity and ensure peace for all. All 193 countries of the UN accepted the SDGs in September 2015, with member states now driving and reporting on progress towards achieving the goals. Businesses play a vital role in each country’s progress. We can help you to define which SDGs are important to your company and how you can include them in you sustainability strategy.
Climate Risk as a business opportunity Official Publication G7 Finance meeting April 2017
Contributor to Papers:
Reporting Climate Resilience: The Challenges Ahead Marsh & McClelland Global Risk Center and CDP positioning paper - July 2018
Consultation on a revised UK corporate governance code Response from City of London Green Finance Initiative February 2018
A Guide to what the TCFD recommendations mean for your organization CDP publication March 2018
How Stock Exchanges can grow green finance SSEI UN Sustainable Stock Exchanges Initiative November 2017
A Happier Horizon CDP publication December 2016