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.

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 on Net Zero

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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Analytical Resource

E-DRIVE: Evaluation & Development of Regional Infrastructure for Vehicle Electrification

The Evaluation & Development of Regional Infrastructure for Vehicle Electrification (E-DRIVE) model is a user-friendly analytical tool to support the planning of electric vehicle fast charging infrastructure throughout the United States.

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Interactive tool

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 released in June of 2021 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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Interactive tool

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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Analytical Resource

Regional EV Charging Infrastructure Location Identification Toolkit

The Regional EV Charging Infrastructure Location Identification Toolkit (ILIT) was created to evaluate the existing electric vehicle (EV) fast charging network and provide customizable filters and metrics to identify potential priority locations for future EV infrastructure development.

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Analytical Resource

Gas Company Climate Planning Tool

On behalf of Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) and through its development of a framework to estimate life cycle emissions of delivered natural gas, the Gas Company Climate Planning Tool was developed to help natural gas utilities and other stakeholders quantify the impacts of alternative supply- and demand-side scenarios.

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