Thinking

Today’s ever-changing business context demands challenging the status quo, thinking differently and improving sustainability approaches. Our thinking decodes complexity, grounds conversations in critical trends, and advances ERM’s commitment to shaping a sustainable future.

Report

GlobeScan / SustainAbility Survey: 2022 Sustainability Leaders

Findings from the 2022 Sustainability Leaders survey reinforce the continued rise in urgency around climate change, and show sustainability leadership is increasingly being measured by evidence of action, impact, and above all the integration of sustainability into business strategy.

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Report

The Evolution of Sustainability Disclosure: Comparing the 2022 SEC, ESRS, and ISSB Proposals

This report explores three major sustainability disclosure proposals released in 2022. We examine each proposal’s alignment with TCFD and with each other and highlight the need for convergence among global sustainability disclosure regulations and standards.

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Interview

An Interview with Dow

An interview with with Michelle Noack, Climate Transition Director for Dow, about her company’s work to achieve carbon neutrality across its ecosystem by 2050.

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Report supplement

Technology Supplement - 2022 Sustainability Trends Report

In this follow up to our most recent edition of the annual Sustainability Trends Report, we explore the sustainability issues and trends shaping the business agenda in 2022 from the perspective of the technology sector.

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Report

Costs and Benefits of Climate-Related Disclosure Activities by Corporate Issuers and Institutional Investors

The SustainAbility Institute by ERM conducted a survey of corporate issuers and institutional investors to understand what U.S. private sector organizations currently spend measuring and managing climate-related disclosure activities

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Fact Sheet

Cost of Climate Disclosure Survey Fact Sheet

A summary of our recent survey reveals what U.S. private sector organizations currently spend measuring and managing climate change data and disclosure.

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Blog

Game Changer: Proposed SEC Climate Rule Transforms ESG Disclosure

Andrew Angle examines five likely implications for business of the SEC’s proposed “Enhancement and Standardization of Climate-Related Disclosures” rule.

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Report

Electric Vehicle Market Update

Developed by ERM for the Environmental Defense Fund (EDF), this paper summarizes the current status, and projected growth, of the U.S. electric vehicle (EV) industry over the next five to ten years.

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Blog

Protecting Human Capital: Making Workforces Resilient to Climate Change Impacts on Health

Gitanjali Singh of ERM explores how climate change will impact workforce health, and how businesses can anticipate these effects to protect human capital.

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Blog

Business and the Pursuit of Environmental Justice

Senior Research Associate Justin Nelson explores environmental justice, and the intersection of the social justice and environmentalist movements as well as the disproportionate impacts of environmental harm on people of color.

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Podcast

The All In Podcast on Sustainable Business

The All In Podcast on Sustainable Business features three leading thinkers in the field of sustainability – Chris Coulter, David Grayson, and Mark Lee. The podcast explores the evolving sustainability agenda through thoughtful interviews with leading thinkers and innovators.

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Blog

Climate Disclosure Expectations Change: What a Shifting U.S. Regulatory Landscape Means for Companies

Senior Research Associate Andrew Angle offers insight into the U.S. Climate Disclosure Landscape over the last decade and outlines four steps companies can take to prepare for new SEC guidance.

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