• Ontario’s Climate Change Action Plan

    Ontario’s economy is entering a new low-carbon era through a cap and trade program and climate change strategy and action plan.

  • Sustainability 2.0 – November 2015

    In this edition, we dive into EY's latest report on Business risks facing mining and metals for 2015-2016. We also discuss some of the results from our national Survey of Environmental, Health, Safety and Sustainability (EHS&S) Information Technology (IT).

  • Climate change adaptation: Is the UK approach adaptable to Canada?

    In collaboration with the Adaptation Platform's Measuring Progress Working Group EY conducted a research study to identify elements of the UK's approach to monitoring and evaluating climate adaptation progress that would be applicable in Canada.

  • Sustainability 2.0 – June 2015

    In this edition, we share with you the insights of an exciting new EY initiative to conduct an unprecedented Canada-wide survey across a vast array of organizations on their information technology (IT) enablement to manage Environment, Health and Safety.

  • Sustainability 2.0 – March 2014

    In this issue, we dive into the benefits of a lifecycle assessment on the environmental and social impacts of a project and highlight the complexities of methodologies used for environmental, social and governance ratings.

  • Sustainability 2.0 – December 2014

    In this edition, we explore in detail the risk related to maintaining an organisation’s social licence to operate. We also discuss the rise of Integrated Reporting as a strong upcoming trend in financial and non-financial reporting.

  • Value of sustainability reporting

    Sustainability’s evolving role in business has created new risks. See how the COSO Framework can help your organization’s risk management.

  • Renewable energy investment: Canada

    In this issue, we explore 10 concepts that industry and government can develop together to support sustainable renewable energy growth while managing ratepayer impact.

Climate Change and Sustainability Services

Climate change and sustainability continue to rise on the agendas of governments and organizations around the world with rapidly evolving drivers and expectations.

Your business faces regulatory requirements and the need to meet stakeholder expectations, and to respond to opportunities presented for revenue generation and cost reduction.

This means a fundamental and complex transformation for many organizations and the integration of sustainability into core business activities to manage risk, achieve short-term objectives and create long-term shareholder value. The industry and countries in which you and your stakeholders operate introduce additional complexity, challenges, responsibilities and opportunities.

Our multidisciplinary team of professionals can help you navigate your sustainability journey. We bring together qualifications in accounting, science, social science, engineering and business. Our team has the skills and deep industry experience to support the integration of environmental, social and governance aspects into your strategy, management systems, operations, tax planning, transactions and reporting.

Why do organizations hire EY?

EY has helped clients around the globe develop, implement, manage and assess the performance of corporate sustainability strategies. Some compelling reasons our clients engage with us are summarized as follows:

  • EY’s 220,000 people around the globe come to work every day with one purpose: doing our part in building a better working world. There is no more direct way to achieve this than by helping our clients establish and achieve their sustainability goals.
  • EY’s global reach stretches across 150 countries. We have over 850 climate change and sustainability professionals around the world.
  • EY holds accreditation and certification under many different regulatory schemes around the world. In Canada, EY is accredited to the ISO 14065 – 3 Greenhouse gases -- Requirements for greenhouse gas validation and verification bodies for use in accreditation or other forms of recognition by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI), as well as holding accreditation to provide verification of emissions in California under the California Air Resources Board Regulation for the Mandatory Reporting of Greenhouse Gas Emissions.
  • EY provides a multidisciplinary team approach to address our clients’ strategic sustainability needs. Employing numerous subject-matter resources to former government officials and auditors, EY can advise clients on an enterprise-wide basis.
  • EY contributes to technical sustainability working groups aimed at standardizing definitions and approaches, such as the International Integrated Reporting Commission (IIRC), Global Reporting Initiative (GRI), CPA Canada, Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB) and others.

Find out how EY can help you integrate sustainability throughout your organization and build more value — for your business, your operations your shareholders and your stakeholders.




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