Environmental, Social, and Governance Solutions
Making Better Corporate Citizens Through Sustainability
The concept of sustainability continues to evolve as companies recognize that supporting environmental, social, and governance (ESG) issues is the key to staying competitive. Sustainability defines an organization, setting it apart from its competitors while affecting the entire business in different ways and to varying degrees.
While many companies know they must become more sustainable, they find it difficult to develop an environmental, social, and governance strategy. SureStep provides consulting and systems engineering for ESG solutions to help organizations become sustainable so they can positively affect the community and the planet.
The Right Strategy and Plan
We help identify key stakeholder expectations, assess major impact areas, define your ambition level, and then set targets and measures to reach them.
Analyses, Assessment, and Benchmarking
Our proven methods provide guidance and data-driven assessments to enable lasting business transformation. We analyze all areas of the company to understand current organizational maturity and build a roadmap for the future.
Sustainability becomes a strategic asset to address the increasingly demanding sustainability expectations of all stakeholders. Since ESG can have a different meaning for each group of stakeholders, we will help you identify, analyze, and align their objectives.
Frameworks and Standards
Sustainability reporting can help your organization identify and report on the topics that matter most to stakeholders while monitoring performance against environmental, social, and governance goals. We will tailor a customized reporting solution and help you select the most suitable framework.
Sustainability’s high impact requires integrating your environmental, social, and governance strategy into your overall business strategy and aligning all objectives with your ESG vision and mission. Our holistic approach supports you in mastering this challenge, creating long-term value for your organization.
Program Management and Execution
We provide the expertise needed to develop, implement, and measure program success. Our approach helps you reach and communicate your objectives and ensure long-term value. We supervise and manage your ESG projects to effectively guide you through the process.
Sustainability presents complex challenges of which industries understand to varying degrees. SureStep works closely with our clients to evaluate what environmental social governance means for your organization to help you build, implement, execute, and monitor an ESG solution, as well as define and report on sustainability goals that will evolve and grow with your business.
We want our clients to understand the bigger picture and to identify where they can have the greatest impact on society and the environment, while still optimizing performance. We believe that, by focusing on and including sustainability in your business strategy, you will realize the value of doing the right thing.
As a consultant and systems integrator, SureStep offers a holistic and integrated approach, encompassing the following elements to position your organization for continued, long-term success:
Strategy and Planning
We identify key stakeholder expectations and assess key areas of impact, define your goals, and then set metrics to help you meet them.
Operations, Performance, and Improvement
SureStep system engineers help implement ESG solutions throughout the value chain, aligning compliance with global standards and improving the management of materials, energy, and water.
Governance and Reporting
Acting as a trusted advisor, we help you make better decisions and focus on regulatory requirements, including meeting timeliness and being accurate in reporting and communicating with regulators.
Carbon Accounting allows your company to reduce, offset, and gain full visibility into your emissions. By implementing Carbon Accounting software, you can realize the goal of net-zero greenhouse gas emissions by calculating, tracking, and analyzing emissions data.
Scope 1 & 2 Accounting
Implement the right solutions to accurately measure and manage both your direct and indirect emissions, including energy consumption and combustion of vehicle fuel.
Reductions and Offset Marketplace
Implement and carry out long- and short-term carbon reduction plans and support carbon offset projects to achieve net-zero carbon emissions.
Reduce carbon emissions by:
Developing a decarbonization plan
Identifying opportunities for carbon reduction and offsets
Tracking and reporting emissions
The Climate Pledge
As part of our dedication to the principles of environmental, social, and governance, SureStep has agreed to sign The Climate Pledge.
Companies that sign The Climate Pledge agree to:
- Regularly measure and report greenhouse gas emissions
- Implement decarbonization strategies, including efficiency improvements, renewable energy, and materials reductions
- Neutralize any remaining emissions with additional, quantifiable, real, permanent, and socially beneficial offsets to achieve net-zero annual carbon emissions by 2040
In 2019, Amazon and Global Optimism co-founded The Climate Pledge, a commitment to reach the goals of the Paris Agreement 10 years early and reach net-zero carbon emissions by 2040. By signing The Climate Pledge, SureStep sends an important message that there will be rapid growth in demand for products and services that help reduce carbon emissions.
Become a More Sustainable Organization
Ask for an Integrated Risk Consultation from SureStep and work with one of our GRC/ESG experts who will map out your challenges with sustainability and guide you away from risk.