EY - Climate Change and Sustainability Services

Climate Change and Sustainability Services

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Sustainability related opportunities and challenges have gradually reshaped perspectives of businesses on the impact of environmental and social issues on their operations. In response to these issues, businesses and investors alike are beginning to adopt a more proactive approach in managing environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues.

On the global business arena, companies are factoring sustainability issues in short-term goals and long-term strategic plans. In China, in order to respond to sustainability challenges and opportunities, companies are beginning to adopt the approach of managing ESG issues and disclosing sustainability performance accordingly.

Due to increasing compliance requirements by regulators and forward thinking demands from capital markets, Chinese companies no longer pursue for transparency on financial performance alone. Companies would also focus on managing ESG risks, and disclose sustainability performance accordingly. Also, as the public discourse in climate change intensifies, new business opportunities such as carbon trading and green technology began to emerge and extend to the Chinese business community. As a result, some Chinese companies are now seen to be proactively involved in the management and disclosure of their ESG performances.

Our global, multidisciplinary team equipped with a combination of expertise in assurance, tax, transactions and advisory services, works with a dedicated team on climate change and sustainability knowledge and experience in a wide range of industries. This team combination will provide you with tailored services supported by the EY global methodologies to address issues related to your specific needs. Wherever you are in the world, EY Climate Change and Sustainability Services (EY CCaSS) will provide you with professionals equipped with the specific skills and knowledge base that you need, to support you in reaching your sustainability goals.