ESG and sustainability


ESG and sustainability

Guiding organizations into a more viable future

We need to rethink and reinvent our economy in face of a growing climate crisis. Businesses need to meet higher performance targets in sustainability and environmental, social, and corporate governance (ESG). Deloitte is well-equipped to guide organizations through this transition.

For more than 20 years, we’ve been turning the organizational challenges of climate change, a circular economy, and sustainable finance into competitive advantages and growth opportunities. Through our innovative approaches and digital solutions, you’ll be empowered to think and act differently in the pursuit of a more sustainable world.

How we can help:

Sustainability strategy and business transformation
  • Translating trends in climate change, resource scarcity, and population growth into tangible opportunities
  • Developing innovative strategies and operating models that position clients competitively
  • Encouraging growth while driving societal benefit
Decarbonization and the energy transition
  • Rethinking and reframing the future as we help navigate your energy transition
  • Helping you become more climate resilient
  • Building actionable transformation strategies using the latest technology and modelling to optimize your business on a portfolio basis
  • Target setting, technology road mapping, and disclosure advisory support
ESG and sustainable finance
  • Visualizing and mitigating the risks of an organization’s social and environmental investments, lending, and operational finances
  • Integrating social and environmental criteria into loans and investment activities in a trustworthy, credible manner
Circular economy and supply chain
  • Guiding clients through strategic decisions along the supply chain deep-industry insights
  • Preserving and enhancing natural capital
  • Optimizing resource yields and minimizing system risks by managing finite stocks and renewable flows
  • Evaluating, reporting on, and communicating environmental and social governance
  • Measuring ESG impact to help organizations develop and maintain transparency and accountability
Safe and reliable operations (EHS)
  • Assessing current EHS performance
  • Refocusing on an outcomes-driven approach
  • Driving future effectiveness of EHS efforts through technology and analytics
Impact measurement and evaluation
  • Providing clear and reliable information to measure progress against strategic targets
  • Specialized consultants dedicated to impact evaluation, reporting, and communication
  • Qualified auditors for the verification of qualitative and quantitative data
Environmental tax, grants, and incentives
  • Proactively identify opportunities for climate-friendly decisions that benefit the bottom line through federal, provincial, and international tax, grants, and incentives

Our commitment:

We recognize change starts within. That’s why we’ve set ourselves some big targets, including achieving net-zero emissions throughout our firm by 2030.

We will also connect with others, empowering our people, and engage our broader ecosystem to create solutions that facilitate the transition to a low carbon economy.

The opportunity to create a more sustainable world is at our collective fingertips. We all are compelled to act.

Join the movement:

Along with a growing list of countries, Canada has pledged to reach net-zero carbon emissions by 2050. This means reducing the greenhouse gases we produce alongside implementing both proven and emerging technologies to facilitate a rapid transition to low carbon energy systems, intelligent land use, and adoption of nature-based solutions.

The window is slowly closing. It’s likely our last chance to limit global warming to within 1.5°C by the end of the century and seize one of humanity’s greatest opportunities.

A full suite of transformative support is available through the Deloitte Centre for Climate Action. Net-zero emissions isn’t a choice. How you get there is.

Key contact

Henry Stoch

Henry Stoch

Partner, Risk Advisory, Deloitte Canada

Henry is a partner and the National Leader of the Sustainability and Climate Change practice in Canada. He has been advising Canada’s most significant companies on how to transform their businesses in... More