Sustainability Integration

A new way of doing business

Organizations at various stages of their sustainability journeys need to set goals, appraise the current situation, prepare a roadmap and effectively articulate their sustainability performance. Our five-step ESG integration process helps organizations navigate complex challenges in their sustainability journey. We adopt a pragmatic approach built on sound understanding of regulation, deep appreciation of on-ground realities and strong collaboration to drive action. 

Are you a

Corporate

Who wants to integrate sustainability in your strategy and operations?

Institution

Who wants to make the world a better place through supporting and accelerating sustainability in other organizations?

Investor

Who wants to measure, monitor & evaluate sustainability in your target or portfolio companies?

Our Offerings

Sustainability Integration Services

We help clients articulate their sustainability goals, define objectives and plan their sustainability journey in the context of their business and sector. We start this exercise by answering the ‘Why’, factoring in stakeholder, business, market and regulatory considerations.

  • Stakeholder engagement and materiality assessments Selection of relevant ESG frameworks for assessments, reporting and disclosure
  • Insights on sector-specific material ESG issues, opportunities and regulatory developments through industry and Peer benchmarking studies 
  • Deep dive on sustainability themes across Environmental, Social and Governance topics 
  • Recommendations on ESG focus areas and articulation of goals for organization
  • Development of detailed ESG roadmaps

We help clients in assessments across three areas – resource footprint, organizational ESG maturity and impact of project investments. Our expertise in carbon, water and waste accounting supports clients in accounting for resource footprint within the organization and across the supply chain.

  • GHG Assessment – Scope 1, Scope 2 and Scope 3 emissions     
  • Baseline setting and organizational maturity assessment on multiple frameworks such as: 
    • Country-specific mandatory disclosure  BRSR and CSRD
    • General voluntary frameworks GRI, ISSB, SASB and DJSI CSA 
    • Climate -focussed frameworks CDP, TCFD, TNFD and SBTi 
    • Specialized frameworks GRESB, Ecovadis, Higgs Index, etc. 
  • Assessment of on-ground environmental and social (E&S) impacts of infrastructure projects through E&S Impact Assessment (ESIA)
  • Rapid screening of projects on chosen E&S receptors through our proprietary tool MapSenseTM

Post planning and assessments, we support our clients in rollout and implementation of their ESG roadmaps. We work closely with functional teams to setup ESG governance mechanisms, manage data management systems, conduct trainings and support implementation of ESG initiatives.

  • Development of ESG policies and effective ESG governance mechanisms 
  • Implementation of environment, social and governance management systems (ESG-MS)
  • Capacity building and trainings on ESG, industry specific issues, GHG emissions, disclosures and E&S management systems  
  • Accelerating ESG implementation through partnerships and dedicated support teams 
  • Measurement and tracking of metrics to monitor ESG performance

We support clients in managing mandatory compliance and voluntary disclosure requirements through our understanding of regulatory requirements, planning for disclosures, documentation, data validation and preparation of final submissions.

  • Simplification of statutory reporting needs on BRSR, SFDR and CSRD with our tools and real-time assistance 
  • Creation of authentic narratives and preparation of sustainability reports on GRI, SASB, TCFD, CDP and other reporting frameworks 
  • Responding to stakeholder queries on ESG through customized disclosure frameworks and tools

We support clients in integrating sustainability throughout their South Asia and South East Asia supply chains through assessments, due diligences, trainings and capacity building.

  • Supply chain assessments with reference to requirements of global legislations such as UK Modern Slavery Act, German Supply Chain Due Diligence Act (LkSG), Canada Fighting Against Forced Labour and Child Labour in Supply Chains Act, etc. 
  • Customized research within the supply chain on living wages, labour conditions, ESG adoption, carbon management, etc.
  • Creating and rolling out policies for sustainable supply chain including trainings and workshops 
  • Customised entity / site level ESG due diligences 

Our Impact

Let us move towards a greener future