No matter what stage in your ESG journey, Georgeson will help you conquer your ESG challenges.
In the complex, dynamic world of Environmental, Social and Governance, managing and communicating ESG risks and opportunities is a key part of a successful strategy. Georgeson’s ESG consulting services help you understand your ESG regulatory landscape, advance your ESG practice and communicate with investors effectively.
ESG Strategy and Implementation
Set an ESG strategy and implementation plan that integrates into your business objectives and other disclosures while setting measurable goals. Learn More
Establish or improve a plan for tailored ESG reporting based on your company’s business objectives that takes into account investor expectations. Learn More
ESG Gap and Peer Analysis
Map disclosures and current practices to the ESG standards and frameworks your investors prefer. Understand how you measure up to peers. Learn More
ESG Investor Profiling
Gain clarity on the ESG preferences of your investors so you can prioritize your time and resources effectively. Learn More
Understand the ESG proposal landscape and how to respond and manage. Learn how your investors will react and vote, and how proxy advisors may influence voting outcomes. Learn More
ESG Ratings Guidance
Make sense of your ratings, identify errors, identify disclosure gaps, resolve issues and learn how to engage ratings providers. Learn More
ESG Education and Training
Provide your board and management with the focused ESG knowledge they need to reach peak proficiency and engage in ESG discussions with investors. Learn More
ESG Shareholder Engagement and Roadshows
Engage with your investors in a meaningful way using specific insight, preparation and a detailed understanding of investor objectives. Learn More
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ESG and Today’s Investors
The statistics are in. Investors are putting more weight on issuer ESG practices. We've researched the ESG policies and practices of 400 of the largest global institutional asset managers and owners, and the overwhelming majority (90%) disclosed using and integrating ESG considerations in their investment/stewardship activities.
Investor experts. Serious about ESG.
With Georgeson, you’ll have a global team of ESG experts that bring diverse backgrounds, including proxy advisor, legal, investor stewardship, equity analyst, ESG analyst and corporate secretary experience, to extend your resources and roadmap a strategy to meet your ESG goals.
Managing Director, ESG AdvisoryMore details
Managing Director, ESG AdvisoryKilian Moote is a Managing Director within Georgeson’s ESG advisory practice, where he advises clients on developing and implementing effective strategies that align with investors’ expectations. Kilian has 15 years of experience working with executives and investors on sustainability, including leading the development of the ESG rating tool KnowTheChain. Prior to joining Georgeson, Kilian developed and managed strategies on corporate responsibility and public policy for the private foundation Humanity United. He has deep expertise on responsible supply chain management, having previously taught an MBA course at the University of San Francisco. As a leading expert on social and human capital issues he's frequently called on to provide guidance. He is currently advising The Investment Integration Project and involved in an effort to enhance SASB's human capital management standard. Kilian earned an MBA with Distinction from the Imperial College Business School in London and a Bachelor of Arts from the University of San Francisco.
Director, ESG AdvisoryMore details
Director, ESG Advisory+17815752000 firstname.lastname@example.org Amanda has 10 years of experience building ESG strategies, conducting risk assessments, developing sustainable supply chain programs and leading stakeholder engagement. Her career has been focused on helping companies to address issues involving human rights, the environment, and building responsible supply chains. Amanda has been an ESG consultant for Fortune 500 clients in industries including FMCG, Apparel, Entertainment, Logistics and Utilities. She has also worked as a strategy consultant for a public policy firm focused on sustainability and economic development projects for the government of New Zealand, and has private sector supply chain experience in the food and beverage industry. Amanda holds an MBA and a MSc in Economic Development from the University of Oxford and a BSc in Economics from Santa Clara University.
Senior Managing Director, Georgeson LLCMore details
Senior Managing Director, Georgeson LLC212-440-9812 email@example.com Rajeev Kumar specializes in advising clients on issues of executive compensation, proxy contests, M&A transactions, and complicated shareholder proposals, among other proxy matters as a senior managing director of corporate governance. Using his in-depth knowledge of corporate governance issues and proxy advisory firms and institutional investor policies, he expertly advises Georgeson clients on their engagement with proxy advisory firms and shareholder outreach efforts. Prior to joining Georgeson in 2008, Rajeev worked at Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS) where he led a team of research analysts producing proxy research reports for institutional clients, advising them on shareholder issues as the director of the U.S. research group. Under Rajeev’s guidance, his team conducted analyses of management and shareholder proposals on director elections, executive compensation and corporate transactions including M&A, proxy contests, re-incorporations, private placements, capital structure, and other event-driven issues. As a key member of the Policy Committee, Rajeev helped formulate and interpret application of ISS policy guidelines on proxy issues. A frequent commentator on governance issues, Rajeev has been quoted in various corporate governance publications, and spoken at various industry events. Before getting into the field of corporate governance, Rajeev’s previous experience has been in finance where he held various positions in the areas of mergers and acquisitions, corporate development and financial business planning and analysis at firms ranging from startup to Fortune 100. Rajeev is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA), has an MBA in finance from Tulane University and holds a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from Indian Railways Institute of Mechanical and Electrical Engineering in India. Recent thought leadership: Viewing Independent Chair Proposal Support Through the Lens of COVID-19 Director Election Analysis: Trends and Observations in Recent Results Examining Engagement and Disclosure After Failed or Red Zone Say-on-Pay Results
Director, ESG Advisory (Research Lead)More details
Director, ESG Advisory (Research Lead)Martin Wong has joined Georgeson as Director, ESG Advisory (Research Lead), in which he will support clients with developing and implementing ESG strategies that align with internal and external expectations. Martin has 7+ years of ESG, sustainability, and climate experience. His work ranges from asset to executive and Board level engagements around disclosure and strategy. Prior to joining Georgeson, Martin worked as a consultant in multinational firms, with clients from the Fortune 500 and organizations in industries ranging from healthcare, insurance, private equity, manufacturing, consumer goods, and mining. Martin has led and helped these companies with stakeholder engagement, insights gathering, and annual disclosure development, with a specific focus on GRI and SASB reporting frameworks. Martin holds an MSc in Sustainability Management from the University of Toronto and a BEng in Mechanical Engineering from McMaster University.
The ABCs of ESG
We put together a list of some of the most prominent frameworks, raters and rankers, organizations and initiatives Issuers should understand.
Top Five ESG Trends in 2022
With the focus on Environmental, Social and Governance continuing to increase at a rapid clip, we've gathered the top five trends we have our eye on in 2022.
Climate in the 2021 AGM Season
Board- and shareholder-sponsored proposals on climate disclosures and action plans have surfaced at annual meetings across Europe and the US.