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Integrating environmental, social, and governance (ESG) factors into a comprehensive business plan is essential for achieving corporate sustainability. GLIN leverages our perspective as impact/ESG investors to support the formation of sustainability strategies through actions such as developing action plans to achieve ESG goals and creating long-term value for both stakeholders and shareholders.
Materiality is crucial for framing decision-making and mapping out the roadmap for sustainability strategy deployment. GLIN provides consulting services to support client companies in conducting materiality assessments and designing materiality frameworks. We assist in stakeholder engagement, facilitating effective communication both internally and externally tailored to their needs, and developing strategies as required. Our aim is to help clients focus on key areas in their business operations by providing guidance and support in materiality assessment and design.
IWA (Impact-Weighted Accounts)
Impact-weighted accounting is an accounting method that visualizes and monetizes the social impact of a company. GLIN supports the implementation of impact-weighted accounting, through its collaboration with Harvard Business School (the main advocate of this method) and its advisors, who are current Professors or former researchers from the school.
Human Capital Management
Starting from the fiscal year 2022, disclosure related to human capital will be mandated in the securities report in Japan, and discussions on human capital management have been advancing domestically. Human capital management, which encompasses many key aspects of addressing social challenges in Japan, as well as initiatives such as DE&I (Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion), require support in terms of disclosure and implementation.
Human Rights and Building Sustainable Supply Chains
It is often said that over 90% of corporate risks exist within the supply chain. In our Human Rights and Sustainable Supply Chain Services, we focus on both our clients’ own operations and the supply chain as a whole. We provide support in formulating human rights policies for the organization, developing policies and strategies for sustainable sourcing and procurement, conducting human rights due diligence across the entire supply chain, and assisting in overall supply chain management.
ESG Disclosure Support
In recent years, there has been an increasing demand from investors for ESG information disclosure. It is important to comprehensively understand and address environmental, social, and governance issues in this context. Equipped with the perspective of ESG/impact investors, GLIN is well-versed in major information disclosure frameworks such as SASB, TCFD, and GRI, as well as knowledgeable about ESG rating trends from organizations like CDP, MSCI, and FTSE. We stay updated on evolving disclosure requirements and provide support in expanding ESG information disclosure accordingly.
Integrated and Sustainability Reporting Support
An integrated report helps deepen understanding and awareness of the relationship between financial and non-financial factors that determine a company’s performance. GLIN provides support in creating integrated reports and sustainability reports, sharing our unique perspective as investors, and considering the specific characteristics and ESG aspects of client companies during the report creation process.
TCFD Response Support
Climate change has become a particularly prominent ESG issue in recent years. At GLIN, we provide comprehensive support for your climate change response by focusing on the recommended disclosure items by the Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD). We assist in conducting scenario analysis, establishing targets, KPIs, and strategies based on the analysis, and overall support in addressing climate change within your organization.