Organizations are operating in an increasingly complex business environment. In this climate of uncertainty, they are recognizing the benefit of understanding and evaluating their broader value impacts and outcomes – beyond financial results.
EY Climate Change and Sustainability Services teams can help organizations assess and respond to environmental, societal and governance (ESG) issues.
Explore our global viewpoints below on some of the key issues our clients are currently facing. We’d be delighted to hear your views, and our team of professionals is ready to discuss how EY can help you address these issues.
Sustainability and supply chain advisory
Today, more than ever, integrating sustainability into strategy is important to futureproof business.
Read how organizations could harness the 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to drive growth, address risk, attract capital and focus on purpose.
How well are organizations identifying, assessing, managing and disclosing their sustainability risks?
Some organizations are struggling to identify and manage emerging environmental or societal risks by their ERM function and systems to take a long-term strategic view.
Nonfinancial reporting advisory and assurance
Organizations should assess their nonfinancial reporting to meet investors’ expectations, tell the organization’s performance story and be accurate and transparent.
Organizations recognize they should understand and measure the value they create for stakeholders, not just financially, but also in terms of social and environmental factors.
Climate change and energy
Sustainability, risk, governance and financial reporting teams need to help educate boards and stakeholders on climate risks, mitigation options and possible opportunities.
With governments signing the Paris Agreement to limit climate change and low-carbon technology becoming competitive, investors are looking to diversify portfolios and integrate climate change risk into decision-making.
Environment, health and safety
Data and analytics are important to lead environmental, health and safety programs that may help strengthen the reputation of the business.
Managing environment, health and safety (EHS) risk is fundamental to workplace productivity. Organizations now need to consider how to move up the maturity curve to improve performance.