ESG Strategy and Reporting

21st May 2023, 11:36 pm

ESG Strategy and Reporting

We specialize in providing comprehensive advisory and assurance services for ESG (Environmental, Social, and Governance) programs, guiding companies through every stage from planning to execution. Our practical solutions and inclusive expertise are designed to help your company optimize the Return on Investment of your sustainable endeavors.

Collaborating with us means embedding sustainability seamlessly into your strategies and operations. We address all aspects of your processes, from emissions to investment and due diligence. By partnering with us, you gain access to innovative approaches that unlock new avenues for reducing your carbon footprint and minimizing GHG emissions. This not only demonstrates your commitment to sustainability but also keeps investors, customers, and other stakeholders well-informed about your impactful journey.

Our services encompass the development of robust ESG programs and related reporting. This includes conducting materiality assessments, peer benchmarking, stakeholder engagement, gap analysis, and identifying metrics/KPIs aligned with common sustainability/ESG reporting standards such as GRI and others. We not only develop these programs but also deliver comprehensive reporting materials for both internal and external stakeholders.

Incorporating ESG initiatives into your portfolio strategy is a key focus, allowing you to achieve both financial and non-financial returns from investments that are not only sustainable but socially responsible. Our approach ensures the translation of ambitious goals into actionable plans, guiding you towards a future where your investments align with your commitment to sustainability.

Moreover, our commitment extends to implementing feasible and affordable solutions that unlock new opportunities within the circular economy. By doing so, we aim to increase value for your organization while identifying and capitalizing on circular opportunities that align with your overarching goals.

 

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Up-scaling Debt for Climate and Nature

One resounding message from COP27 in Sharm el-Sheikh is that our global community must urgently move from “talking the talk” to “walking the walk” regarding climate finance. Globally, we are facing a triple crise of rising debt, climate change and rapid biodiversity loss. Debt for climate or nature swaps are a response to this in which a portion of a country’s external debt is relieved in exchange for domestic investments for the mitigation, adaptation, or resilience to climate cha

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Climate Finance: Innovative Financial Structure in Africa

In Africa, the amount of climate finance is dramatically falling short compared to the needs of the continent to implement Nationally Determined Contribution (NDCs). The estimation reflects that USD 250 billion is required to be mobilized annually from 2020-2030, and this shall be provided by international public and private investors. While the exact annual climate finance mobilized reported in 2020 didn’t exceed USD 29.5 billion. Accordingly, a significantly higher level of investment

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Designing Sustainable Finance Taxonomies

Sustainable finance taxonomies can only be interoperable if their common design features are comparable. Alignment is a process that can be broken down to common features – and start on a small scale. The features of all taxonomies do not have to be identical. The agreement on overarching principles – e.g., taxonomies should be science based, dynamic and technology neutral – are the basis for all other elements to be interoperable. Interoperability is then achieved by agreeing on the sp

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Closing the Climate Action Gaps

Closing the gap on climate action starts with robust actions that policymakers and business leaders should take to help achieving a climate-resilient economy. However, Market volatility and geopolitical uncertainty threaten business leaders to prioritize climate commitments. Three main gaps shall be always on the table to be closed: Closing the ‘ambition gap’ which requires more ambitious targets on the national level. This can be achieved by strengthening the Nationally Determin