Environmental
Social
and Governance
Compliance Kit

Addressing increased regulatory demands for clean energy, climate action, sustainable supply chains and EHS management.

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What are the potential Environmental Social and Governance regulatory, resource, and policy demands?

Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) encompasses a broad category of topics with wide implications for how companies and industries manage and disclose on these topics. Many teams grapple with the issues of when to start, where to start, what to prioritize, and even the simple question of “why are we doing this?” Do all the components of “Environmental, Social, and Governance” matter equally? How do you measure success? How do you measure progress? We've designed this ESG Compliance "Kit" to help guide you through this process.



 

Connect ESG software: Making ESG Compliance Easier, Accurate and Cost-Effective

Connect ESG is a is a pre-configured connect custom application, within bsi’s connect ecosystem, that provides a way for clients to manage their environmental, social and governance (ESG)-related impacts. Companies can use connect ESG to streamline their collection and reporting (ESG) data, increase efficiency, monitor and track performance, and improve reporting to impacted stakeholders. Features include Key Performance Indicators (KPI) data capture, enterprise-scale workflow automation, multi-language support, aligned to major reporting frameworks (Global Reporting Initiative, Sustainability Accounting Standards Board, Carbon Disclosure Project) and provides key strategic insights.

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Climate Action in the Biden Administration

The Biden administration is accelerating trends in climate change and the environment that have already taken shape. This webinar discusses the main drivers for change, the task force for climate-related financial disclosures, the Biden administration’s early climate actions and potential changes for the future.

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A Case Study in Sustainable Development

A global footwear brand wanted improvement in a supplier's sustainability, particularly regarding chronic excessive working hours. The resulting program reduced worker turnover from 18% to 3%, reduced production defects and rework and established control over working hours, maintaining them below the client’s allowable threshold from July 2018 to present.

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Sustainability and the New Normal

This whitepaper outlines the major long term post-Covid changes in societal and organizational behavior and their effects on achieving Sustainable Development Goals (SDG's). These include Supply Chain (In) Visibility and the need for much greater supply chain end-to-end control, real action on resilience (not just discussions), massive infrastructure changes including behaviors such as investment, education and individual and organizational skills, changes in how we measure progress beyond traditional metrics, the crucial role cities have and more.

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Impact Indian of Labor Law Amendments After COVID-19

In response to COVID-19, many countries have weakened their protective labor laws in an effort to shore up their economies. This poses a problem for companies who have committed to improving worker conditions across their entire supply chain. As a recent example, several Indian states have suspended or amended labor laws with the stated purpose of facilitating the revitalization of the economy. Many of these suspensions and amendments to the labor code will likely increase the exposure of workers in the country to risks of exploitation and poor working conditions. This article outlines a list of changes currently either enacted or proposed by several states in India.

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Sustainable Investor Infographic

ESG investing is estimated to grow from $30 trillion to $50 trillion over the next two decades. Shareholders are demanding action, as consequences are growing for companies that fail to adapt. This infographic illustrates sustainable investors’ area of interest mapped to BSI expertise.

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Introduction to Sustainability

Sustainability begins with developing resilience in the three critical areas of operations, information and supply chain. This video summarizes many of the critical skill sets required to support these areas including Advanced Occupational Health and Safety, Benchmarking, Environmental Stewardship, Environmental Management System Support, Gap and Maturity Assessments, GHG Emissions Support, Circular Economy, Stakeholder and Materiality Assessments, Sustainable Procurement and Responsible Supply Chains, Waste Diversion Support, Water Management and Work flow & Reporting Software.

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How Well Do You Know Your Supply Chain?

As consumer and business demands continue to rise, supply chains are expected to expand their portfolios and deliver both quality and cost effective products. With this growth comes new threats, such as human rights and labor violations, continuity issues, safety concerns and security risks, that could drastically impact an organization’s brand, reputation and bottom line. To effectively manage and protect the supply chain, organizations must have the needed controls in place to ensure visibility into who and how their products are being produced and transported. This video asks (and answers) the basic question: It’s time to ask yourself, "How well you know your supply chain?"

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Circular Economy: Eliminating Waste and Uncovering Value

This summary outlines specific tools to help an organization implement its approach to the circular economy including Maturity Assessments, Management Systems Integration, ESG Strategies and Materiality Assessments, Life Cycle Analysis, Waste Diversion Programs, Sustainability Facilitation Workshops, Climate Adaptation Studies, Material and Process Engineering Studies.

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Services Supporting Clean Energy and Climate Action to Advance Environmental Stewardship

BSI’s work in clean energy and climate action has enabled our clients to improve their productivity performance, reduce their environmental impacts, become more energy efficient, and align with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDG), including SDG 7 (Affordable and Clean Energy), and SDG 13 (Climate Action). This is partial list of services in this key area.

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Services Supporting Sustainability

BSI helps organizations effectively respond to the growing focus on sustainability and ESG performance by providing a comprehensive range of technical and consulting services, best practices, best-in-class risk intelligence and information tools, and implementation support at any stage of sustainability program maturity. This is partial list of services in this key area.

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Improve your organization's performance and resilience.

BSI (British Standards Institution) equips businesses with the necessary solutions to turn standards of best practice into habits of excellence.

BSI Consulting, a subsidiary of BSI, is a global consultancy dedicated to supporting clients managing their risks in environmental, health and safety, security and sustainability to deliver sustainable, socially responsible solutions. With clients representing a range of sectors - technology, life sciences and healthcare, manufacturing, energy, retail, food and beverage - BSI is the organization to go to when the path forward is unchartered and deep technical experience is required.

Our innovative solutions synergistically work in lockstep with our consulting services to deliver positive sustainable impact for our clients and a higher degree of resilience.