Services

ESG Services

Expertise for Charting an Innovative Course

Environmental, social and governance (ESG) programs help organizations align their long-term value creation initiatives with their corporate goals. Doing so within a measurable framework that supports accurate and transparent reporting is vital.

An effective ESG reporting program requires a comprehensive strategy that addresses short- and long-term goals, policies, reporting and data management infrastructure. Each of these elements is important in tracking progress towards realizing the organization’s ESG objectives. Meeting regulatory requirements and building transparency throughout the supply chain and with capital allocators, customers and employees are key drivers of ESG program adoption.

ESG programs helps meet stakeholder expectations and enhance competitive advantage through a well-rounded approach to risk management.

To support the ESG objectives of our clients, we provide a wide range of services, including:

Advisory

  • ESG oversight and reporting framework development 
  • KPI Identification
  • Environment, Social and Governance component buildout
  • System selection
  • Policy and procedure development
  • Project management
  • Training

Outsourced ESG Office

  • Collect data in framework for reporting and measurement
  • Create annual ESG report
  • Stay abreast of changing trends
  • Deliver ongoing training

Risk and Compliance

  • Pre- and post-implementation review
  • Review of policy documents
  • Review monitoring of goals and metrics
  • Review accuracy and completeness of reporting
  • Risk assessment
  • Pre-acquisition and pre-investment diligence

Assurance

  • Readiness diagnostic
  • Independent verification of internal and external reporting

Considerations for Today’s Evolving ESG Landscape

ESG is playing an increasingly prominent role in how companies operate, starting with their Boards’ view of risk management. Now is the time to shift from qualitative claims to quantitative measurement of performance and progress against holistic ESG metrics, which is why we assist clients in taking these essential steps right away:

  • Advance Board-level ESG oversight
  • Confirm that any public ESG statements can be substantiated
  • Assess ESG-related internal controls to ensure completeness, accuracy and validity of reported information
  • Monitor evolving disclosure requirements and guidance to assess whether organizations must report activities under state, federal or global requirements
  • Assess stakeholder expectations, such as investors, lenders, supply chain, customers and employees