Sustainability Strategy

Winning sustainability strategies are characterized by clear choices on where to focus (direction) and a persistent, rapid execution (speed). At Finch & Beak we support companies by designing and implementing sustainability strategies that are directly connected to the company’s must-win-battles. We immediately make them actionable through the development of roadmaps, communications and well-prioritized actions.

 
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Towards a Lean DJSI 2022 Process: Webinar Learnings

With S&P Global’s 2021 Corporate Sustainability Assessment (CSA) closing date approaching and the process towards it still fresh in our minds, Finch & Beak organized a webinar to assemble lessons and improvement tips for streamlining the 2022 CSA process. Guest speakers from three companies at different stages in their DJSI journey joined us to share their approach, successes and challenges, and their learnings on how to become more effective in ESG ratings.
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Update: S&P Global's Extended its Invitation List for the CSA

S&P Global's Corporate Sustainability Assessment (CSA), the basis for selecting companies into the Dow Jones Sustainability Index, is now accessible for a larger group of companies. Last month, S&P Global announced to even further extend the group of companies to over 10,000,  inviting companies that are of interest to the broader investment community. Finch & Beak is launching a special offer for companies to help them make the most of their (first) active participation in the assessment.
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Introduction to the Corporate Sustainability Assessment for companies invited for the S&P ESG Indices

ESG Acceleration Webinar: CSA For Rookies

During this practical and interactive webinar, Finch & Beak will break down the basics of S&P Global's Corporate Sustainability Assessment. The session is specifically designed as a training for companies that are invited for the S&P ESG Indices, for whom the online questionnaire process will start on the 1st of June.
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Summary of S&P Global’s Webcast on Sustainable Finance

S&P Global announced changes for its criterion Sustainable Finance in the Corporate Sustainability Assessment (CSA), to better align with recent developments around the topic. This event was followed by a webcast dedicated to the Sustainable Finance criterion, to outline the trends and further introduce the upcoming methodology changes. This article gives a brief summary of the take-aways from this webcast.
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Summary of S&P Global's Webcast on Packaging

On the 18th of March 2021, S&P Global conducted a webinar zooming into the criterion of Packaging, which was thoroughly updated in the 2020 Corporate Sustainability Assessment (CSA). The 2020 CSA revealed that stronger commitments towards the removal of unnecessary packaging and packaging reduction are needed. Download our free summary of the highlights in the attachment of the article.
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Countering the Clock: Climate Strategy Checklist

Our house is on fire: coming years are crucial for business and society to get on track to limit global warming to 1.5 degrees, and the clock is ticking. As companies work on reducing their carbon footprints and preparing for a changing climate, investors are eager to learn how effective those strategies are. This year, S&P Global has therefore updated the Climate Strategy criterion in its Corporate Sustainability Assessment (CSA), introducing more challenging questions, applicable to all industries. The criterion is now further aligned with the framework of the Task Force on Climate-Related Financial Disclosures (TCFD). In this article, five questions are suggested to challenge your company’s climate strategy.
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Raising the Bar for the 2021 Corporate Sustainability Assessment

During a webcast, S&P Global announced the methodology changes for the 2021 Corporate Sustainability Assessment (CSA), that opened on Tuesday 6 April 2021. The updates are significant compared to the previous years’ changes and the majority of them concern all industries. Download our summary of the methodology changes to review which of the updates are applicable to your industry, and what you should be prepared for.
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Introduction to the Corporate Sustainability Assessment for newcomers

ESG Acceleration Webinar: CSA For Rookies

During this practical and interactive webinar, Finch & Beak will break down the basics of S&P Global's Corporate Sustainability Assessment and the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI). The session is designed as a training for companies that are participating for the first time in the assessment, or employees that have no prior personal experience with working on the CSA.
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Getting the Most out of ESG Ratings: 5 Tips to Prepare for DJSI

Fueled by the rising investor interest in ESG and the demonstrated higher level of resilience of sustainable funds during the pandemic, smart companies are now sharpening their sustainability programs and performance for 2021 and beyond. ESG ratings are accelerating that journey, allowing companies to identify gaps in their approach. Healthy competition within industries, and increased levels of transparency are making it more difficult for laggards to hide. Companies invited for the Corporate Sustainability Assessment (CSA), the questionnaire for selecting the constituents of the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI), have only two months for bridging relevant gaps in time for the release of the new assessment, expected to open early April 2021.
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Register Now for the New ESG Acceleration Webinar Series

Join us for 2021's first instalment of Finch & Beak's ESG Acceleration Webinar series, aimed at speeding up sustainability performance and building resilience in the decade to deliver - especially during these challenging times. In February and March we'll focus on the social aspects of ESG with cases and guest speakers from S&P Global and the postal industry. Join us as we dive deeper into the business case for social impact, Human Resources-related criteria in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index assessment, and the organizational development of ESG.
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