Climate Change and Sustainability Services

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Climate change and sustainability are becoming more important to governments, businesses and people everywhere.

On the one hand, businesses face increasingly complex regulatory requirements – that differ by country and industry – as well as the weight of public expectations. On the other hand, the climate change and sustainability agenda presents companies opportunities to generate revenues and cut costs. For many organizations, striking this balance means embedding climate change and sustainability into the hearts of their business. Only by doing so can they meet short-term objectives and create long-term stakeholder value.

EY can help. Our Climate Change and Sustainability Services team is grounded in our core skills in assurance, tax, transactions and advisory. On top of that we have the specific knowledge to help you understand business and regulatory threats and opportunities, explore and execute commercial transactions, monitor performance and assure public disclosures on progress. You'll receive a tailored service supported by global methodologies to address issues relating to your specific needs. Wherever you are in the world, we will provide the right professionals to support you.

Durban: Is the future of climate change policy turning?

The battle against climate change is at a crucial turning point, with the world’s climate negotiators soon convening in Durban, South Africa, to determine the future of international climate change policy. We assess the prospects for success, analyze issues that need to be addressed and outline implication for business.

Five highly charged risk areas for internal audit

The low-carbon economy opens up not only new opportunities for organisations to increase revenue and reduce costs, but also the need to manage a wide variety of new risks. For the Internal Audit function, identifying and understanding these risks and how they affect the organization is critical.

Cleantech matters: The electrification of transportation_from vision to reality

Ernst&Young has hosted a global series of cleantech ignition sessions. This year’s sessions focused on electric vehicles (EVs). The report summarizes insights from participants with various backgrounds to better understand the challenges and opportunities of the newly emerging EV industry. Click here to see Korean summary.

Seven questions for CEOs considering sustainability

Although sustainability reporting is voluntary, the broad trend is towards greater disclosure. Here are seven things that CEOs and boards should ask in order to prepare for the possibility of reporting on sustainability for the first time, or to improve their existing reports by enhancing data collection processes.

New survey shows executives taking action on climate change

Global executives spoke candidly about their strategies and priorities, as well as the implementation challenges within their complex organizations.  Executives are acting on climate change initiatives because their customers expect it -- and because they can make money. See our survey for insights on how senior executives are managing their business response to climate change.