Welcome to our ESG Solutions. We empower businesses to thrive sustainably with tailored strategies and practical insights. Unlock the potential of ESG for a better future.
The environmental aspect of ESG refers to a company's impact on the natural environment. It involves assessing factors such as resource usage, energy consumption, waste management, pollution, carbon emissions, climate change adaptation and mitigation strategies, and biodiversity conservation. Companies with strong environmental practices aim to minimize their ecological footprint and promote sustainability as set up by the GHG protocols Scope 1,2 and 3.
The social aspect of ESG focuses on a company's relationships with its stakeholders and the broader society. It includes evaluating factors such as labour practices, human rights, employee well-being and diversity, community engagement, customer satisfaction, supply chain management, and product safety. Companies with strong social practices aim to contribute positively to society, prioritize ethical conduct, and maintain positive relationships with their stakeholders.
The governance aspect of ESG refers to the systems, structures, and processes that guide a company's operations and decision-making. It encompasses factors such as board composition and independence, executive compensation, transparency, accountability, risk management, anti-corruption measures, and adherence to legal and regulatory requirements. Good governance ensures that a company operates ethically, maintains integrity, and creates long-term value for shareholders.
As consultants, we undertake comprehensive assessments to evaluate your company's current ESG performance, practices, and risks. By closely examining your operations, policies, and data, we identify areas that require improvement and ensure compliance with ESG standards and reporting frameworks.
We provide valuable insights and guidance in developing ESG reports, disclosures, and key performance indicators (KPIs) that effectively communicate your company's ESG efforts to stakeholders. Our expertise assists you in showcasing your commitment to sustainability, fostering transparency, and building trust among stakeholders in your ESG initiatives.
As ESG consultants, we engage with diverse stakeholders including investors, regulators, customers, employees, communities, and NGOs. We help companies understand stakeholder expectations, conduct materiality assessments, and establish effective communication channels to build trust and address concerns.
Through open dialogue and feedback, we align your ESG practices with stakeholder interests for a sustainable future. Together, we can build a sustainable future that meets the needs of all stakeholders involved.
We take pride in assisting companies in seamlessly integrating ESG considerations into their core business operations, risk management, and decision-making processes. Our expertise lies in incorporating ESG factors into vital areas such as investment strategies, supply chain management, product development, and corporate governance practices.
With our guidance, companies can navigate the dynamic landscape of ESG integration, ensuring that they stay ahead of emerging trends and regulations while fostering sustainable growth and positive impact.
Companies in the UK have legal obligations to act in the best interests of their shareholders and stakeholders. While ESG practices are not explicitly mandated, directors are expected to consider the long-term sustainability of their business, which can include ESG factors.
The EU Non-Financial Reporting Directive requires certain large companies, including those listed on EU stock exchanges, to disclose non-financial information, including environmental and social matters, in their annual reports. The UK, as of September 2021, has adopted similar reporting requirements under the Companies (Directors' Report and Strategic Report) and Limited Liability Partnerships (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019.
The Companies Act 2006 requires larger companies to include a strategic report as part of their annual financial statements. This report must provide information on environmental and employee matters, including policies, performance, and future prospects. Additionally, certain companies are required to include non-financial reporting, such as environmental and social information, as part of their annual reports under the Companies (Miscellaneous Reporting) Regulations 2018.
The London Stock Exchange requires companies with a premium listing to disclose their approach to ESG matters in their annual reports or on their websites. These disclosures can include policies, performance indicators, and targets related to ESG factors.
The FRC sets the UK Corporate Governance Code, which provides guidance on the principles and practices of good corporate governance. The Code emphasizes the importance of, which aligns with ESG principles. long-term sustainable success, stakeholder engagement, and effective risk management.
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