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.
The sustainability landscape has undergone dramatic change over the past year. The latest findings from the 2023 Sustainability Leaders survey strengthen the continued rise in urgency around climate change, biodiversity, and water scarcity.
With a potential increase in domestic critical mineral mining on the horizon, NGO interest in and engagement on social, environmental, and human rights issues in the U.S. mining sector is growing. To better understand their concerns and priorities, ERM recently conducted research on what actions NGOs want to see in the U.S. critical minerals mining space.
The level of nature-related risks or opportunities companies face, let alone their operations’ impact on natural surroundings, are mostly unknown. This report explores the nature-related landscape with a focus on the TNFD; and it is the first in the Institute’s briefing series with briefings on the CSRD and SEC to follow.
Greenwashing and greenhushing both have the potential to hinder corporate enthusiasm for ESG-related initiatives and actions, or at least make companies hesitate about full disclosure.
Good corporate climate strategies need strong nature components. This blog explores how “natural capital accounting” can help companies to measure the state of nature and manage nature-related risks and opportunities.
The 2023 edition of the Rate the Raters report uses analysis of survey responses from a range of corporate sustainability professionals and investors to provide insight into the ongoing evolution of the ESG ratings space.
Emily Brock, of the SustainAbility Institute by ERM, discusses the expected prominent themes in the 2023 proxy season, particularly ESG and sustainability.
The Asia-Pacific (APAC) region produced just over half of the world’s plastics in 2021. Because it encompasses so much of the world’s overall plastic production and is home to some of the world’s largest plastic producers, APAC can be a leader on the transition to a circular economy for plastic packaging.
In this follow up to our most recent edition of the SustainAbility Institute by ERM’s annual Trends Report, we explore the sustainability issues and trends shaping the business agenda in 2023 from the perspective of the mining and metals sector.
An interview with J. Heinrich Jessen, Chairman of Jebsen & Jessen, about how the multinational firm’s dedication to environmental sustainability has fueled its efforts to achieve carbon neutrality across its diverse business units.
The 2023 edition of our annual report in which we explore the sustainability issues and trends that will shape the business agenda in 2023.
To set the stage for this year’s annual trends report, we dig in to three factors rearranging the landscape upon which corporate sustainability evolves: Geopolitics, Macroeconomics, and the Erosion of Public Trust.