Sustainability Consulting Practice 

The business world today is more complex, volatile and fast-moving than ever before. Constant change on all fronts, from technology to economics to politics, creates a succession of challenges for business leaders.

sustainability & climate change

Success depends on understanding and managing the risks, while reinventing business models to unlock new commercial opportunities. Now, business leaders all over the world find they need to respond to environmental and social changes: from population growth, urbanisation and expanding wealth to resource scarcity,  declining ecosystems and climate change.

 

If a company is to successfully manage the risks and opportunities of these changes, and build a business that is sustainable in the long-term, it needs to go on a journey. KPMG member firms work with organisations on that journey. Our sustainability professionals can support you from start to finish, or at specific points on the journey where you need help the most.

 

Building long-term value: the journey

Building long-term value: the journey

Phase 1 Analyse

 

  • Assess risks and opportunities
  • Identify material issues
  • Quantify impacts on Future Value

Building long-term value: the journey

Phase 2 Plan

 

  • Build the business case
  • Develop strategies
  • Identify stakeholders
  • Set targets
  • Draft policies
  • Identify capacity gaps

Building long-term value: the journey

Phase 3 Implement

 

  • Implement new systems
  • Deliver training and education
  • Engage and incentivize employees
  • Ensure compliance
  • Establish governance frameworks
  • Capture tax incentives

Building long-term value: the journey

Phase 4 Monitor

 

  • Engage stakeholders
  • Measure environmental and social impacts
  • Monitor supplier performance
  • Gather and analyse data

Building long-term value: the journey

Phase 5 Report & assure

 

  • Design reporting approach
  • Integrate financial with non-financial information
  • Assure reporting systems
  • Assure performance reporting
  • Benchmark reporting quality

Building long-term value: the journey

Phase 6 Evaluate

 

  • Measure return on investment
  • Analyse cost/benefit

Global publications

Working with you

Working with you to build long-term value: Introducing KPMG's Sustainability Services

 

KPMG is one of the pioneers of sustainability consulting – some KPMG member firms first offered sustainability services over 20 years ago.

 

Building Business Value

Expect the Unexpected: Building business value in a changing world

 

The resources on which business relies are becoming more difficult to access and more costly. Changing patterns of economic growth and wealth are likely to strain infrastructure and natural systems.
 Future State 2030

Future State 2030

 

A series that explores how governments must respond to the global megatrends driving change into 2030.

 The essentials of materiality assessment

The essentials of materiality assessment

 

This edition of Sustainable Insight presents KPMG's guide to materiality assessment for sustainability reporting.
 Unlocking the value of social investment

Unlocking the value of social investment

 

This edition of Sustainable Insight explores corporate and foundation approaches to measuring and reporting social investment.
 A New Vision of Value

A New Vision of Value

 

A company’s externalities have, historically, had little or no impact on its cash flows or risk profile. For this reason, externalities have been largely excluded from the measurement of corporate value.

Global Climate Change and Sustainability Services

See our dedicated Global Climate Change and Sustainability Services page for information and recent publications for this sector.

Sustainability contacts

mike hayes

Michael Hayes

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Partner
michael.hayes@kpmg.ie
+353 1 410 1656

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eoin o'lideadha

Eoin O'Lideadha

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Partner
eoin.olideadha@kpmg.ie
+353 1 410 1349

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Caroline Pope

Caroline Pope

Manager

caroline.pope@kpmg.ie

+353 1 700 4228

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