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

Natural Climate Solutions and the Voluntary Carbon Market: A Guide for C-suite Executives

A new guide by the SustainAbility Institute by ERM and the Natural Climate Solutions Alliance provides a comprehensive overview of the opportunities associated with NCS and their numerous socio-economic benefits to local communities and society at large. 

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Blog

Rating the Raters Yet Again: Increasing ESG Scrutiny Makes Current Rate the Raters Study Even More Crucial

The Rate the Raters research team capture some of the questions surrounding today’s ESG ratings landscape, and why the the results of the 2023 iteration of this study will be more crucial than ever.

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Benchmarking Air Emissions of the 100 largest power producers in the United States

The Benchmarking Air Emissions report uses publicly reported data to compare the emissions performance of the 100 largest power producers in the United States.

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Blog

A Pivot to a Clean Energy Future: United States 2030 Climate Goals Back in Reach

Emily Brock discusses how, with the passage of the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022, the United States Congress finally makes good on decades of promises to enact meaningful legislation to address climate change. 

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Report

Net Zero: Obstacles and Catalysts for Business Climate Action

ERM and EDF+Business conducted interviews and a survey to understand the obstacles companies face when pursuing their climate goals and the catalysts that might help to overcome them.

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Benchmarking Methane and Other GHG Emissions Of Oil & Natural Gas Production in the United States

On behalf of Ceres and Clean Air Task Force, this analysis was updated in July of 2022 comparing the total reported methane, carbon dioxide, and nitrous oxide emissions—as well as relative emissions intensity—of nearly 300 U.S. oil and natural gas producers.

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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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