Sustainability tax services

With urgent environmental and social action needed from business, the tax function has never had a more critical role in accelerating your sustainability strategy and building long-term value. EY Sustainability Tax can help you turn ambitions into action, through a holistic view of your global tax strategy.

What EY can do for you

Complex government policy and growth opportunities around sustainability mean the tax function must move beyond keeping up. It must take the lead in driving a corporate sustainability strategy throughout your entire organization. 

Is your tax strategy connected to your sustainability strategy?

On your sustainability journey, EY team's can help you reach your goals by designing tax frameworks and risk management methodologies to accelerate transition, decarbonize your supply chain, and genuinely green business operations. To support this, we help you stay aware of policy developments and their impact and assist with securing incentives and funding and complying with new tax and non-financial reporting obligations. EY team's insight creates a bird’s eye view of your sustainability strategy, supporting and flexing across your enterprise. This insight allows us to bring in key players at vital stages, sharing our technical and market experience related to the tax, legal, governance and workforce challenges you face during your sustainability journey. 

We bring together perspectives from government, business, non-government organizations (NGOs), and financial institutions to develop new solutions and help you deliver sustainability results to your stakeholders – from investors to employees to your local community. 

The globally connected EY Sustainability Tax team can coordinate domestic and cross border complexities seamlessly. EY team's commitment to value-led sustainability helps us to present your tax story holistically, protecting and creating new value streams for this generation and beyond.

EY team’s services include:

  • Tax Policy Monitoring and Modeling
  • Tax Planning and Compliance
  • Incentives and Funding 
  • Supply chain optimization
  • Governance and NGO reporting
  • Sustainability Legal Services 
  • People and Workforce

Explore the full breadth of our value-led sustainability and ESG services at EY Sustainability.

Our latest thinking

What effective EU Carbon Border Adjustment Mechanism compliance looks like

In this webcast, panelists discuss EU Carbon Border Adjustment Mechanism (CBAM) compliance and broader strategic considerations. Learn more.

How to navigate the sustainability tax landscape

In this episode of EY Tax and Law in Focus, we explore why the tax function is particularly well-placed to shape sustainable business practice and policy. Listen more.

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Counting down to the EU Carbon Border Adjustment Mechanism (CBAM)

In this webcast, panelists discuss CBAM, linkages to the EU Emission Trading System, the global outlook and three practical case studies for CBAM preparation.

How businesses can prepare for plastic packaging taxes in Europe

In this webcast, panelists will share frequently asked questions and leading practices for effective compliance preparation.

How tax departments should prepare for CBAM

Tax functions need to plan for the challenges CBAM will create and identify the potential opportunities it offers. Read more.

How to navigate global sustainability compliance challenges

Staying ahead of ESG regulations on a global scale can be a challenge but, businesses cannot risk falling behind on supply chain policies. Learn more.

Why tax governance is key in an era of more tax risk and controversy

Businesses expect the number and intensity of tax audits to double in next two years, the 2023 EY Tax risk and controversy survey finds. Learn more.

How a global minimum tax will affect sustainability tax incentives

Multinationals and jurisdictions may need to rethink their sustainability tax incentives if countries adopt 15% global minimum tax rules. Learn more.

Four actions for law departments to address supply chain ESG risk

Focus is expanding on the ESG and sustainability practices of supply chains. Law departments need to be proactive now to mitigate risk. Learn how.

How can corporate reporting bridge the ESG trust gap?

The EY Global Corporate Reporting and Institutional Investor Survey finds a significant reporting disconnect with investors on ESG disclosures. Learn more.

Six ways that governments can drive the green transition

These six government priorities can help accelerate the evolution to a green, net-zero future.

Four ways tax can help businesses fight against climate change

Businesses have tax opportunities today to address climate change.

Why keeping pace with sustainability tax policy is imperative

The tax department should be involved in defining and shaping company ESG approaches and reporting.

Why tax and finance functions must pay heed to plastic taxes

As new measures to curb plastic pollution are introduced, tax teams can help steer companies away from risk and towards opportunity. Read more here.

Why keeping pace with sustainability tax policy is imperative

As countries rapidly introduce and expand climate policies, businesses must stay informed or risk falling behind. Read more

How the EU aims to enforce sustainability goals beyond its borders

The EU’s Carbon Border Adjustment Mechanism (CBAM) could have a major impact on global trade.

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