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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.

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The View from our Age: Thematic Takeaways from COP27 

ERMers around the world took this month’s COP27 as an opportunity to engage in conversations about how we can best drive progress forward. This piece reviews the results of this year’s COP discussions through the lens of gender, sustainable finance, biodiversity, and decarbonization. 

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Momentum calls for movement: Implementing Renewable Energy Projects

The 27th COP is the time to leave the meeting rooms, roll up sleeves, and build what’s needed to make good on all the ambitious goals and complex plans of the prior 26. A key area for action is renewable energy.

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GlobeScan / SustainAbility Survey: Temperature Check - Ensuring SDG and Paris Agreement Success

This publication presents findings from the latest GlobeScan / SustainAbility Institute by ERM Survey of 215 sustainability experts across 41 countries from corporate, academia, NGO, and other sectors.

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The Fertilizer Industry’s Role in Decarbonization: A Vision for Egypt and the World

A coalition including EBRD, the IFA, the Arab Fertilizer Association, and other key Egyptian public and private sector stakeholders came together to ask ERM and Environics to develop and present a vision for a low-carbon and climate-resilient pathway for Egypt’s nitrogen fertilizer industry in time for COP27.

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A Better Blueprint for Corporate Climate Scenario Analysis

A new report by The SustainAbility Institute by ERM explores ways to understand and implement innovative climate scenario analysis and is designed to engage stakeholders at the most senior levels within companies.

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Expert Briefing

Over Two Years with the EU Taxonomy

This report addresses the challenges companies face in complying with the requirements of the new EU Taxonomy Regulation. It seeks to answer key questions on lessons learned from the first year reporting, challenges for companies in striving for Taxonomy-alignment, and how Taxonomy-style reporting fits into the evolving global landscape of ESG and sustainability reporting.

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Don't Spiral out of (Internal) Control: The Importance of Internal Controls for Sustainability Performance

Joe Rizzo, Project Manager with ERM CVS, discusses how the delivery of a company's sustainability strategy depends on the tone set from the top – board, audit committee, chief sustainability officer – and their approach to managing sustainability priorities.

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Rating the Raters Yet Again: Six Challenges for ESG Ratings

Following their previous blog, the Rate the Raters research team examine six of the key challenges that face ESG raters today.

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Accelerating Investment in Natural Climate Solutions

Andrew Angle and Aiste Brackley at the SustainAbility Institute by ERM, and Giulia Carbone at the Natural Climate Solutions Alliance discuss the high potential of Natural Climate Solutions and the Voluntary Carbon Market, and the guide for C-Suite Executives launched at this year’s Climate Week in NYC.

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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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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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