SUSTAINABILITY:

A FOUNDATION FOR VALUE

 

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Helping you understand the fundamentals

ESG, sustainability, responsible investment, corporate social responsibility, impact

No matter the terminology used, investors are increasingly aware of the material impact that environmental, social, and corporate governance (ESG) factors can have on immediate and long-term returns.

Sustainable investment seeks to integrate ESG considerations into decision-making to improve risk management and capitalize on opportunities. That's not a niche strategy – it's a foundation for value.

How we help

OUR MISSION:

Empowering organizations to create value in a changing world

What we do

esg.solutions is your partner in sustainable value creation, helping you navigate and succeed in an increasingly complex landscape. Our team provides relevant research, trusted advice, and practical support to fulfill our clients' unique needs.

We help design and implement custom frameworks and processes that align investment strategies with organizational values and industry best-practices in each stage of the investment process, providing alignment with:

  • • Market trends, risks, and opportunities
  • • Evolving standards, frameworks, and regulations
  • • Fiduciary and legal responsibilities

ESG solutions


Strategy development

Helping clients understand the latest trends and developments, evolving regulatory requirements, and the frameworks and standards that are relevant to generating value

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  • Education - providing training for all levels of the organization (eg. board, management, analysts) on the ESG landscape, alignment with fiduciary duty, and best practices;

  • Sustainability beliefs and policy development - helping facilitate the process of establishing ESG and sustainability beliefs and translating these into effective policies;

  • Market analysis and peer benchmarking - understanding trends, competitor approaches, and internal capabilities in order to conduct gap analyses and identify immediate, medium, and long-term priorities for value generation.
 

Integration support

Including practical strategies to embed best-practices within existing operations, systems to measure defined metrics, and processes to meet sustainability goals

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  • ESG integration - support with integrating ESG considerations across the investment chain, including due diligence for direct investments, manager selection and monitoring, and reporting;

  • Active ownership - support with developing and implementing shareholder engagement and proxy voting approaches and policies;

  • Measuring impact - support with developing frameworks and establishing standardized metrics for measuring and reporting portfolio and fund level impact.
 

Communication

Developing messaging frameworks and communications strategies; executing campaigns to reach different stakeholder groups in the most effective manner

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  • Reporting - integrating ESG and/or impact factors into reporting (including surveys and questionnaires);

  • Communicating - developing strategies for client and other stakeholder engagement and communication, including messaging across audience segments;

  • Marketing - developing compelling stories and creating effective marketing collateral (including documents, presentations, and websites) to reach defined audiences.