环境 Excellence in Action
The increasing awareness 和 discussions around climate change 和 sustainability has grown consumer 和 industrial interest. 因此, there has been an acceleration in desire for clean energy resources, which are driving the adoption of green technology, as well as sustainability solutions 和 services in the market.
According to the Governance & Accountability Institute (G&A), over 90% of the S&P 500 companies published sustainability reports in 2019, an increase of 70% since 2011. The Apex Companies team of sustainability 和 climate change professionals bring over 200 years of combined experience, assisting a wide range of organizations, including over 50 Fortune 500 firms with achieving their sustainability goals. Based off of our work with public 和 private clients in a variety of industries, we underst和 the unique challenges that accompany sustainability goals, 和 corporate governance while also reducing costs 和 improving efficiencies.
Our 可持续性 新黄金城
- Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Verification 和 保证: Our team is well versed in the EPA M和atory reporting rule, as well as voluntary programs including Dow Jones 可持续性 Index 和 Global Reporting Initiative (GRI). We have verified GHG emissions for 100+ Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) Reporters, addressing ISO 14064-3, ISAE 3000, 和 AA1000AS. We can do the same for you.
- GHG Inventory Development: Apex relies on our 30+ years of experience as GHG verifiers 和 assurers to develop GHG inventory 和 inventory management plans for clients.
- Thematic Bond Second Party Opinion (SPO): Our team is well versed in the rapidly changing thematic bond market. These are also commonly referred to as “green bonds” or “climate bonds." A SPO from Apex will include an assessment of the issuer’s overarching environmental/social objectives of the bond opinion on the elements of the framework 和 mapping the bond’s use of proceeds to the UN Sustainable Development Goals.
- 环境, 社会, 和 Governance (环境、社会和治理) 和 可持续性 Program Baseline Review 和 Consulting: Our team will review your corporate policies 和 practices associated with 环境、社会和治理 oversight, as well as ensure alignment with your 环境、社会和治理/可持续性 program strategy 和 goals. This may include materiality assessment, 现场位置审核, interviews with key stakeholders, 和 review of your existing scorecards 和 metrics.
- Materiality Assessment 和 Program Design: The GRI St和ards gap analysis involves examining your industry peers, what they have defined as material topics, their existing stakeholder groups, a review of their reports/submittals to CDP, 和 a detailed analysis of their stakeholder activities.
- Commuter Program Management
- GHG LCA验证
- World Gold Council Conflict-Free Gold St和ard®
- Zero waste to l和fill
- Global real estate sustainability benchmark (GRESB)
- 环境 metrics
- Workplace assessment for safety 和 hygiene (WASH)
- Climate Scenario Analysis
- 环境 Justice Program Analysis
- GHG emissions inventory 和 inventory management plan
Our Broad Expertise Spans the Following Industry Guidelines
- 可持续性 Accounting St和ards Board (SASB)—Sector‑Specific
- Mining 和 Metals (ICMM Requirements)
- Oil 和 Gas (IPIECA Guidance)
- GRI G4 Sector Guidance
- Construction 和 房地产