Why is ESG and Sustainability Important?
Environmental, Social & Governance (ESG) involves consideration of environmental, social, and governance factors alongside financial factors in the business investment decision-making process.
Forward-thinking companies are thinking about how their organisation shifts from a piecemeal and predominantly reactive engagement with ESG to one of strategic engagement and how sustainability can be weaponised as part of an over-business strategy and value proposition.
The Bellingham Wallace team will advise you on ESG as it pertains to business strategy, risk management, and stakeholder engagement and help you develop an externally verifiable effectiveness framework and associated reporting metrics to demonstrate ESG performance (including GHG emissions and carbon reporting in accordance with Scope 1, 2 or of the GHG protocol.
The United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are a set of 17 global goals adopted by all United Nations Member States in 2015 as part of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. These goals aim to address social, economic, and environmental challenges facing the world and promote sustainable development on a global scale. It is commonplace for sustainability strategy to be aligned with or based on the UN SDG's and thinking about these in the context of your business is a great way to start your ESG programme and align with customers and suppliers committed to the same vision.