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.

Institute Briefing

Circularity: From Theory to Practice

This report a tool for businesses to use on the road to circularity, built on ERM’s expertise and experience working with clients over five decades.

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From Promise to Action on Net Zero

An Interview with JPMorgan Chase

An interview with Rama Variankaval, Global Head of Center for Carbon Transition for JPMorgan Chase about their recent commitment to the United Nations’ Net Zero Banking Alliance and what net zero means for the finance sector.

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Institute Briefing

Connecting ESG, Capital Markets, and CFOs

This report explores the evolving relationship between ESG, capital markets, and corporate finance. It argues that CFOs and corporate finance teams will play a critical role in integrating ESG risks and opportunities into corporate strategy and operations.

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Report

The 2021 Climate Survey: Evaluating Progress

This report explores the results of the GSS 2021 Climate Survey, capturing the perceptions of hundreds of sustainability experts globally on climate progress and climate leadership, revealing how perceptions are changing and where progress is – or is not – perceived to be occurring.

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From Promise to Action on Net Zero

An interview with Suzano

An interview with Pablo Gimenez Machado, Executive Director for China and currently responsible for Sustainability at Suzano, about Suzano’s commitment to go beyond net zero and be climate positive.

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From Promise to Action

Translating net zero commitments to the systems change needed to tackle climate change

Summary of our panel discussion with leaders from Shell, J.P. Morgan Chase, and Ford Motor Company, along with the Chief Sustainability Officer of Los Angeles County to discuss organizational net zero commitments through the lens of the systems change required to achieve them.

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Blog

Preparing Your Company for the Nature Agenda

This blog explores what to expect from COP15 proceedings and what your company can do to help counter biodiversity loss.

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Report

Corporate Progress and Action on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

This report delves into the key drivers behind the increased Diversity, Equity and Inclusion expectations for businesses, explores corporate progress to date and examines common challenges companies face in implementing DEI initiatives.

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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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Report

GlobeScan / SustainAbility Survey: 2021 Sustainability Leaders

This report by GlobeScan and The SustainAbility Institute by ERM explores the sustainability leaders for 2021 including NGOs, governments, and corporate companies.

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Blog

New Normals? 10 Trends Observations Midway Through 2021

This blog explores how businesses are creating and re-creating additional new normals in response to new information and shifting expectations related to each of our 10 sustainability trends for 2021.

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Report

The Changing Climate for Private Equity

Exploring the critical role that the private sector has to play in mitigating and reversing climate-related impacts on natural and human systems.

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