for investors, banks & finance advisors
risk - emissions - engagement
due diligence and advice
Supporting investors and M&A teams with integration of ESG considerations
into investment strategies and decision-making processes
Our focus is on
- understanding the impact, risks and opportunities -
- analysing emissions and reduction & mitigation plans -
- evaluating the wider implications of a transaction -
From high-level screening of companies,
right through to detailed investment decisions,
we review ESG and emissions strategy and data
ESG & Emissions Due Diligence
Interrogate emissions reporting and claims
Does the company claim to align with the Paris Agreement? Is this valid?
Is the Net Zero ambition defendable?
How do companies compare?
Standardising ESG data to enable correct comparisons
Reporting framework comparison
Has the company followed a proper approach to ESG?
Does the strategy and activity align with the
Have they considered stakeholders?
How will a merger / acquisition impact the ESG credentials of the parent company?
Opportunities for improvement
ESG is now vital for successful companies.
Without a defendable ESG approach, companies risk reputational damage.
The expectations of what should be reported and acted on are changing continually.
Sustain:able provides advice to address various aspects of
responsible investing, including:
Aligning investments with personal
or organisational values
ESG is both a risk and an opportunity – we identify the risks, and then build on the opportunities
What are companies really reporting on?
What have they omitted?
How do they compare to their peers?
Are their reduction plans validated?
Do they have an achievable plan for their Net Zero claims?
"Are ESG, Net Zero and emissions statements defendable and based on proper process?"
"How does the company stack up to its peers with regards to ESG and emissions?"
"Post-acquisition, what are the key ESG opportunities for improvement?"
"Which frameworks are they reporting to and how well aligned are they?"
Our experience and bespoke approach to each project addresses your critical questions
Team experienced in due diligence for M&A transactions
Best practice, data driven approach to scrutinize claims and spot the gaps
Understanding the ESG and emissions implications of a transaction for a successful and smooth transition period
Compare peer companies (impacts, ESG goals, emissions footprint and stakeholder relationships)
High-level to in-depth ESG due diligence
Utilise key ESG frameworks
i.e. TCFD, SASB and ISSB