ENVIRONMENTAL, SOCIAL AND GOVERNANCE (ESG) ADVISORY SERVICES
Ensure compliance to stakeholder requirements, satisfy compliance requirements and exceed stakeholder expectations with our end-to-end ESG advisory services to future-proof your business.
Around the world, investors and communities are paying increasingly close attention to environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues. This means a business’s environmental impact, societal relationships and ways of operating are now important factors in determining its long-term success. Robust risk mitigation and governance are critical to overall business performance. A strong ESG proposition delivers significantly greater value and, in turn, attracts customers, employees and investors.
BoardRoom’s team of experienced ESG consultants in Singapore can help your business proactively respond to relevant ESG risks and opportunities through the development and execution of a customised strategy.
How can personalised ESG support and consulting help my business?
As your trusted business partner, BoardRoom provides tailored solutions and consulting throughout your entire ESG journey. Our unique SaaS-based approach enables a smooth end-to-end ESG solution that delivers real results.
Creating a positive impact for your business is our goal. Our innovative ESG Access platform helps your company operate responsibly while also maximising commercial benefits. Using blockchain technology, the digital platform allows you to make data-driven decisions on risk management and forward planning. It also enables automated data collection and reporting, making it easy to fulfil all your ESG compliance obligations amid a rapidly evolving regulatory landscape.
Reach your ESG goals with comprehensive strategies and initiatives
Businesses are under increasing pressure from communities, investors, partners and employees to demonstrate a true commitment to ESG. Whether your business is privately owned or listed on the Singapore stock exchange, BoardRoom makes it easy to meet all your ESG compliance obligations and stakeholder expectations.
Our ESG Access platform enables seamless data collection and a central repository. This makes it easy to analyse and compare data over periods of time, driving greater value in your reporting and implementation of ESG initiatives.
ESG Access also supports an evidence-based approach to ESG, which means you and your stakeholders can expect higher returns on investment in ESG initiatives.
Streamline your reporting process and make data-driven ESG decisions
ESG Access is an easy-to-use platform that helps you track and report your organisation’s ESG goals.
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Why outsource your ESG advisory services and solutions?
Outsourcing your ESG management helps ensure that your company stays on track to achieve its goals. Modern businesses are choosing to engage an ESG advisory firm for the following reasons:
ESG is now a business imperative
High demand for responsible corporate practice has meant that ESG action is now essential for business success. To achieve consistent growth in the years ahead, ESG values and processes must be embedded into your culture and operations today.
ESG strategy can be complicated
If your company is at the start of its ESG journey, it can be difficult to know where to begin. Investing in end-to-end ESG services ensures you receive expert guidance every step of the way. BoardRoom’s consultants in Singapore can help embed the best ESG practices into your organisation, while also implementing tailored reporting software to save you time and money.
Expectations are rapidly evolving
Businesses must be agile with their ESG efforts in order to keep up with evolving expectations from consumers, regulators and investors. With the support of our team, you can have confidence in the timely and responsive handling of your stakeholder engagement, strategy implementation, and reporting processes.
Our ESG advisory services and solutions in Singapore
BoardRoom’s team of experienced ESG professionals have specialist expertise in multiple APAC jurisdictions. We can help develop and implement a tailor-made ESG strategy for your business, supporting ongoing sustainability and profitability as a result.
01 ESG consulting
BoardRoom takes a holistic approach to ESG, which helps our clients make better decisions on their material ESG issues. We help transform your organisation into a more socially accepted, environmentally friendly and sustainable business – while ensuring your competitive advantage is not only maintained but enhanced.
We can help with:
02 ESG Access reporting software
ESG Access is an end-to-end enterprise software platform for the collection and management of ESG sustainability data. Our ESG reporting software enables you to simplify your data management and translate the data into valuable insights.
The platform leverages the efficiency of machine learning and the security of blockchain. It provides an efficient reporting process, with the ability to produce reports six times faster than standard consulting solutions.
We can help with:
- Streamlining your reporting on a shared platform
- Delivering an automated materiality assessment
- Applying industry-standard or customised reporting frameworks
- Ensuring compliance with ESG reporting standards
ESG Access also provides smart reporting suggestions, meaning employees at all experience levels can use the platform confidently.
03 Materiality assessment
With BoardRoom’s ESG Access platform, you can easily undertake a materiality assessment for your business.
As part of our ESG advisory services and solutions, our materiality assessment helps identify and prioritise the potential ESG issues that will need to be included in your strategy and operational decisions. It also takes into account global trends and regulatory shifts, ensuring your ESG efforts are proactive rather than reactive.
We can help with:
- Understanding your organisational context
- Assessing and meeting the ESG expectations of your stakeholders
- Conducting initial stakeholder consultations (including surveys)
- Identifying actual and potential ESG impacts, and assessing their significance
- Prioritising the most significant ESG impacts for reporting
04 Full life-cycle management
Our ESG consultants at BoardRoom in Singapore provide full ESG life-cycle management for your business. Instead of seeing ESG as merely a box-ticking compliance exercise, we identify the specific ESG strategies that will benefit your business and then work with you to incorporate these strategies into your business model.
Full life-cycle management ensures all aspects of your business help to drive your ESG efforts, from your work culture and daily operations to your product portfolio and supply chain.
We can help with:
BoardRoom also provides a range of follow-on services as required, from operating model changes to strategic initiatives such as M&A.
05 Corporate governance
When assessing the ESG performance of a business, today’s investors look not only at climate risk mitigation measures but also into the business’s governance practices, including its approaches to social issues such as diversity and culture. Strong ESG initiatives are supported by good corporate governance.
Offering a suite of complementary corporate and advisory services, BoardRoom’s corporate governance team can work closely with our ESG experts to help your business establish practices that elevate company performance, increase competitive advantage and reduce your risk level in the eyes of investors.
We can help with:
- Ensuring your business acts in the best interests of stakeholders
- Achieving transparency and quality of corporate disclosures
- Implementing a customised, simplified process for gaining assurances
Why Choose BoardRoom?
Because we help take your business further, faster, at all stages
Engaging a knowledgeable ESG consultant for your business in Singapore or APAC can help you minimise costs, mitigate risks and raise value for stakeholders. It also provides peace of mind that your business is meeting its ongoing ESG compliance requirements.
With a 50-year history of providing outstanding corporate services, BoardRoom has the experience needed to support effective business transformation in the rapidly evolving ESG environment.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
1. What is ESG and why is it important for businesses?
Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) refers to the three core factors used to measure the sustainability and ethical impact of a business. The strength of these aspects of your business are now essential for your growth and success due to the increasing attention from investors and employees all around the world. A robust ESG proposition can enhance performance, deliver greater value, and attract customers, employees, and investors to join, support, and engage with your business.
2. How can BoardRoom help my company implement ESG strategies?
The BoardRoom team in Singapore offers various professional services (including advisory and consulting) designed to help your business implement new and refine existing ESG strategies. Our consultants can personally assist with any ESG questions you may have, allowing you to make better-informed decisions on ESG-related issues by helping you:
- Understand ESG risks and opportunities
- Set targets to meet specific goals
- Create and build sustainability reports
- Undertake materiality assessments to identify the most relevant ESG issues for your company
- Draft sustainability policies to streamline operations
- Incorporate SaaS-based software solutions to simplify data management
- Ensure supply chain compliance with socially and sustainably responsible business practices
3. How can ESG reporting benefit my business?
ESG reporting hosts a number of benefits for businesses. With the increasing importance of Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) factors in business processes and operations, effective ESG management and reporting can aid in risk reduction and operational efficiency improvements. This can further result in attracting investors and talent, improving stakeholder interaction, and staying on top of regulatory developments. It also shows that your business is committed to driving sustainable, socially responsible practices, boosting your reputation and brand image. Learn more about our ESG reporting services.
4. What are the advantages of ESG advisory services?
ESG advisory services can put businesses at a very competitive advantage. With these services, your company can rest assured that you are identifying and managing potential ESG risks in a professional and timely fashion, whilst filling in the gaps of any questions or misunderstandings you may have about ESG as a whole.
ESG consultants can also provide strategic advice to align your business practices with sustainable and ethical standards, and thus enhance operational efficiency through sustainable initiatives.
ESG advisory services also play a big role in helping ensure compliance with relevant laws and regulations, which can help your business avoid potential legal complications.
Overall, engaging the services of ESG consultants could give your company a competitive edge in the market by boosting its reputation and core values, whilst also improving employee engagement.
5. What other solutions does BoardRoom offer in addition to ESG services?
Other than ESG services, BoardRoom also offers various other leading business solutions for companies in Singapore and across the Asia-Pacific region, including:
- company secretarial;
- company incorporation;
- accounting and bookkeeping;
- share registry;
- employee stock option plans;
- XBRL conversion and filing;
- tax advisory and filing; and
- international accounting and tax.
We can also help your company get up with various management software tools, such as Xero cloud accounting software and Ignite online payroll software. For more information on how we can help your business, please reach out to our team today.