Sustainability and ESG Perspectives

Welcome to our Inaugural Issue!

More and more organizations are incorporating sustainability and ESG initiatives into their operations, growth strategies and corporate missions. To do so effectively requires accurate, up-to-date information, which can be a challenge as reporting standards, regulatory frameworks and investment products evolve at a rapid pace.

To help our clients stay informed, we are pleased to introduce this informative newsletter, presenting detailed analyses of the latest developments in the sustainability advisory and attest sector. Our specialists’ perspective is compelling and springs directly from their extensive experience delivering exceptional services to diverse companies.

In this inaugural issue, they share information and insights on a promising new finance vehicle, long-awaited sustainability reporting standards and other regulatory trends today’s leaders are eager to understand. It is a priority for us to inspire, inform and engage you with our quarterly updates in the coming months.

We invite you to explore the following key topics in this issue:

Sustainable Finance

Introduction to Sustainability-Linked Loans

Discover the innovative financing vehicle that has grown in popularity as it helps companies meet their sustainability objectives by borrowing at more favorable rates. Read more >>

Sustainability & Climate Reporting Standards

Introducing the New ISSB Sustainability Disclosure Standards

One of the most significant challenges in evaluating company-provided sustainability data now has a solution: a new globally consistent baseline standard for disclosure. Read more >>

Regulatory Landscape

Federal Supplier Climate Risks and Resilience Rule

For organizations doing business with the U.S. Federal Government, a new regulation requires public disclosure of greenhouse gas emissions and climate-related financial risks while setting emissions reduction targets. Read more >>

Expert Viewpoint

Reporting Standards Update

In less than 12 months, the American accounting profession will likely need to address new sustainability disclosure requirements from both the private and public sectors. Indeed, corporate sustainability disclosures may soon represent the greatest expansion in accounting reporting since the advent of Sarbanes-Oxley. Read more >>

Contact Us

We welcome the opportunity to answer any questions you may have related to this topic or any other assurance, technology, tax, or advisory matters relative to sustainability and ESG. Please call or email any of the Sustainability and ESG Services team members below: