Your ESG agenda will now determine who will do business with you. How are you ensuring your organisation is future fit?
Changing regulations, new demands and increased accountability around impact may all seem like just more red tape. Everything from footwear to fuel is subject to the new and important ESG agenda. This isn’t a bad thing, there are inherent business benefits in mitigating risk, adopting best practice, and reducing waste. Many businesses are finding that placing ESG in a central role leads to unexpected innovation, talent retention, and improved bottom line.
Our ESG services
Shape your ESG agenda by identifying sustainable development priorities most relevant to your organisation, stakeholders and value creation.
We can help you clearly define your ESG Strategy, with the risks and opportunities identified and managed.
Whatever your ESG strategy, we can support your organisation as it evolves while maximising efficiency and profitability.
The pressure to report your ESG progress is growing. Do your targets measure up?
You must protect, comply, understand and influence to successfully manage the risk involved with ESG issues. We can help.
Make the most of ESG opportunities by effectively embedding your strategy across your organisation.
Support your board to be confident in supplying robust information that withstands scrutiny.
Do you have the right capabilities to drive the delivery of your ESG strategy to realise your targets?
Building trust and engagement with your stakeholders on your ESG strategy.
A new era for the ESG agenda
Increasingly global issues are affecting businesses. The pandemic, climate change and social inequalities have put a spotlight on the way that major issues are interconnected. This shared awareness also highlights the responsibilities we have towards the environment and each other. Increasingly, we are looking to businesses for an authentic response, and tangible solutions.
In this new era of global business, staying relevant means establishing a robust ESG agenda. It means clear and transparent accountability. And it demands an authentic attempt to mitigate negative impacts of your business, while positioning you for success.
A tailored framework
In order to best support our clients, we have developed an ESG framework which shows the various areas that leadership may need to consider when addressing their material ESG topics. The framework covers establishing priorities, the transition to sustainability and communicating successes.
The International Sustainability Standards Board (ISSB) has indicated that the Task Force on Climate-Related Financial Disclosures (TCFD) framework will be applied across the sustainability spectrum, so we have used this as a baseline in our framework from which to build.
Why Grant Thornton
Working across a diverse array of businesses means we are uniquely placed to understand how ESG priorities are interlinked, and where the benefits interconnect. Our ESG services are not just for our clients, we are adopting robust practices internally as well. Our work is an extension of us, so we are active and innovative when it comes to establishing and improving ESG. We are aligning with a positive global movement towards better, thoughtful, and inclusive practices.
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