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Red Wall & Stairs
Growing Relevance for ESG
  • Environmental, Social & Governance factors are being recognized as business risks and/or opportunities that have a long-term effect on corporate performance and valuation
  • Investors want to understand how businesses are managing the risks and opportunities related to climate change, diversity/inclusion, supply chains, product stewardship and corporate governance
  • ESG integration into investment decision-making has been gaining ground across global markets-  signatories to (UN)- PRI had combined AUM of over US$ 100 Trillion)
  • Governments and regulators across the world, including in Asia- are promoting ESG as part of their agendas for economic growth and capital markets development
  • The post-pandemic economic landscape is set to place even greater value on disclosures and engagement with these issues
  • A robust ESG program provides access to dedicated pools of capital and fosters sustainable long-term growth benefitting the financial organizations and businesses
Logs in Forest
ESG Practice at General Carbon.
Thought Leadership, high-quality ESG due-diligence and bespoke advisory services for effective corporate- stakeholder engagement in managing extra-financial factors, creating long-term value:

Materiality assessment & Strategy Development/ Refresh:

Identify and understand the internal and external drivers to create a framework for implementing ESG strategies. Conduct robust due-diligence and materiality assessment to prioritize corporate responsibility issues and leveraging the same for internal/ external engagement and sustainability strategy development. Assist in taking the materiality process into a powerful mechanism and key determinant of organization policy, core strategy and business activities.

ESG Governance & Capacity Building:

Assist the executives and boards in creating effective structures and procedures for better oversight of ESG issues in the strategic context. Assist in setting up internal cross-functional information flows, working groups and routines for engaging employees, customers and vendors in driving corporate responsibility and business integration.

ESG Metrics & Benchmarking: 

Assistance in establishing focused ESG metrics and clear targets aligned with identified material issues, resource capacity and organizational philosophy. Assist in providing detailed ESG information in preparing Sustainability Reports as per global reporting standards.  Benchmarking to the local and international peers with respect to ESG integration and performance. Mapping business activities to relevant UN-SDGs and focusing on those that align best with the existing corporate sustainability strategies.

Communicating Commitments & Stakeholder Engagement:

Assist in shaping the ESG Communication pack for the investors and other stakeholders- communicating the long-term sustainability commitments and the opportunity to link products and services for long-term value creation. Understand any specific ESG mandates from present or prospective stakeholders to customize the ESG performance data into effective engagement strategies for the directors and senior management in developing and maintaining constructive relationships.

Selected ESG Clients across Sectors
  • Financial Services: Aditya Birla Capital, L&T Financial Services

  • Chemicals and Pharmaceuticals: Dr Reddy's laboratories, Indofil Industries


  • Energy: Tata Power, Greenko Energy Holdings


  • Metals and Mining: Hindalco, JSW Steel


  • Textiles & Apparels: Aditya Birla Textiles, Jockey (Page Industries)


  • Electricals and Electronics: Kirloskar Brothers, Kirloskar Oil Engines 

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