Sustainability or Environmental Social and Governance (ESG) must be at the heart of every organisation's business model.
In recent years, sustainability has undergone significant transformations. Beyond ethical considerations, embracing solid corporate governance and social responsibility comes with performance advantages. Our expertise lies in assisting companies with their sustainability strategies and compliance readiness, covering everything from initial design and integration to reporting and assurance.
Sustainability creates clear opportunities for companies. It can enhance corporate resilience, generate economic value, and foster a strong ecosystem and vibrant community. With an increasing number of businesses embracing sustainability as well as new regulations, organisations must adopt elevated standards of governance and fully understand their social and environmental impact to stay competitive.
An effective sustainability strategy requires a transparent approach, robust governance, and quality corporate reporting that addresses the full spectrum of environmental, social and governance (ESG) based issues. The outcomes are tangible benefits: increased trust, a competitive advantage, increased employee engagement, reduced waste through streamlined business processes and loyalty and support from stakeholders.
Our approach is tailored to your business’s position in its sustainability journey. We assemble a team of specialised experts dedicated to your requirements, offering solutions aligned with your goals. Whether it involves reporting, supply chain awareness, decarbonisation, climate change risk assessments or human rights, our expertise ensures the delivery of sustainable solutions that support companies for the long-term. Our unique approach ensures you always have the right experts for the right project.
We are committed to working with organisations intent on embarking on and evolving, their sustainability journeys; not only because it makes good business sense, but also because we believe in collectively striving to create a more just and equitable society.
If you would like to discuss any of the above sustainability services, please do not hesitate to contact us.
Financial institutions have a leading role to play in shaping our sustainable future, and a strong need to reboot and shift to a more responsible finance model. As a core component of the economy, they bear the responsibility of upholding rigour and resilience in their risk management. With time running out to achieve a move towards nature-positive outcomes, what sustainability progress have...
Mature markets are experiencing a shift in consumer demand patterns as consumers move away from traditional products and services towards those consistent with environmental, social, and governance goals. Our study ‘Sustainable, smart, and synchronised’ explains how consumer companies can harness ESG and digital transformation to thrive in this changing environment.
This year’s C-suite Barometer report shows that two-thirds of organisations have budgeted costs for environmental, social and governance (ESG) reporting to help address the lack of expertise needed to tackle growing regulatory requirements. However, building up the required ESG key competencies and allocating internal and external resources takes time, meaning complacency is not an option.
On January 5, 2023, the Corporate Sustainability Reporting Directive (CSRD) entered into force after several months of political negotiations, achieving a significant step forward in regulating sustainability reporting within the European Union (EU).
How are boards and senior management tackling the myriad of elements involved in ESG? Mazars, in partnership with Board Agenda and Henley Business School, surveyed UK business leaders about how they are approaching the challenges of new ESG regulations, responsibilities and risks. Is ESG a board priority? How is that translating into action? What are the pressure points and challenges? Explore...
Climate change is no longer a minority belief, it is a global priority for every one of us. Increasing concerns for the state of the planet and life as we know it has led to a fundamental shift in behaviors in both individuals and organisations, with sustainability now front and centre of the international agenda.
With societal expectations increasingly permeating corporate governance, companies need to evolve their business models to embrace lasting value creation that benefits not only the shareholders, but also internal and external stakeholders as well as wider society.
The FAST-infra SI label is the first global label designed to enable developers and operators to show the positive impact of an infrastructure asset, and attract investors seeking assets that positively contribute to sustainable outcomes.