Our environmental, social and governance (ESG) and sustainability team provide end-to-end solutions that help organisations no matter where they are on their sustainability journeys.

From formulating strategies to charting decarbonisation roadmaps, Grant Thornton Singapore is the one stop for all of your ESG goals and needs

Your sustainability journey

Our clients typically embark on a recurring sustainability journey which looks like the one below. Whether they are taking their first step into considering ESG for their businesses or seasoned sustainability experts, our services are tailored to meet their needs at every stage.

Our core mission is to foster sustainability within organisations, equipping them with the tools and knowledge needed to thrive in the ever-evolving ESG landscape.

From building internal capabilities to essential ESG strategy development, reporting and assurance, we provide a comprehensive range of services that is both pragmatic and executable.


How we help

Sustainability as a service

Sustainability as a service is tailored for discerning organisations seeking flexible arrangements to address their evolving ESG requirements. Our service allow our clients to maintain a pragmatic approach and avoid the need to maintain a sizable in-house team of ESG experts until precise needs are defined. 

Our all-encompassing sustainability solution facilitates navigation within the intricate realm of ESG. Our extensive platform offers specialised advisory services, data analytics, and customised strategies, enabling companies to effortlessly integrate ESG principles into their operations.

This approach not only enhances profitability but also underscores a commitment to fostering a positive societal and environmental influence, positioning our clients as responsible corporate stewards.  

ESG strategy & decarbonisation roadmap

In today's rapidly changing business landscape, integrating an ESG strategy into your business plan is paramount. Grant Thornton Singapore believes that ESG is not a standalone function but should be an integrated considerations across all business lines and supporting functions (as shown in this graphic). Our ESG consultancy service recognises the dual significance of being commercially pragmatic and science-based. 

By aligning your operations with ESG principles, you not only enhance your company's credibility and reputation but also tap into new opportunities for growth. Crafting a well-structured ESG roadmap ensures that your strategy is not only meaningful but also actionable. It allows you to navigate regulatory shifts, engage stakeholders, and drive sustainable value creation.

Let us help you lead the way towards a more responsible and prosperous future for your business.

ESG & sustainability reporting

Our sustainability reporting services play a pivotal role in shaping the future of your business. By meticulously tracking and communicating your ESG performance, you empower your company to make informed decisions. These reports not only showcase your commitment to sustainability but also attract responsible investors and conscientious consumers.

Moreover, they provide a roadmap for improvement, helping you identify areas where you can enhance efficiency, reduce costs, and mitigate risks. Sustainability reports are not just documents; they're strategic tools for growth and a testament to your dedication to a brighter, more sustainable future.

Grant Thorton can support you across a variety of ESG reporting frameworks, including the IFRS' ISSB (International Sustainability Standards Board), GRI (Global Reporting Initiative), TCFD (Task Force on Climate Related Financial Disclosures), UN's SDGs (United Nations Sustainable Development Goals) etc.

ESG materiality assessment

Grant Thornton Singapore’s materiality assessment services is the compass that guides your ESG journey towards genuine impact. By identifying the most relevant ESG issues for your specific industry and stakeholders, we help you focus on what truly matters.

This strategic clarity empowers your business to allocate resources efficiently, strengthen stakeholder engagement, and make informed decisions that drive sustainable growth.

With our expertise, you can navigate the complex ESG landscape, set meaningful goals, and demonstrate your commitment to responsible business practices. Conduct a materiality assessment and chart your course towards a more sustainable and prosperous future for your organisation.

Greenhouse gas accounting

Greenhouse Gas (GHG) accounting is one of the first steps in responsible sustainability management journey. By meticulously measuring, tracking, and reporting your carbon emissions in line with internationally recognised standards like the GHG Protocol and ISO 14064, we help your business take concrete steps towards a low-carbon future. 

Tracking your GHG emissions not only ensures compliance with regulatory requirements but also empowers you to identify emission reduction opportunities, lower operational costs, and enhance your sustainability report's credibility. 

With precise GHG accounting, your business can showcase its commitment to environmental responsibility, attract eco-conscious stakeholders, and contribute to a more sustainable planet while safeguarding its own bottom line.

ESG assurance

Our sustainability assurance services are the cornerstone of trust and credibility in the world of ESG reporting. By independently verifying and validating your sustainability disclosures, we ensure their accuracy and transparency. This not only safeguards your reputation but also enhances investor confidence and stakeholder trust.

ESG-assured disclosures provide your business with a competitive edge, demonstrating your commitment to responsible practices. Furthermore, they assist in benchmarking your performance against industry standards, identifying areas for improvement, and strategizing for a sustainable future.

Make your ESG disclosures an asset, not a liability, and drive meaningful progress for your business. Work with us to obtain assurance under ISAE 3000 or AA1000.

ESG regulation support

Staying compliant with ESG regulations is not a choice; it's a necessity. Our ESG regulation support equips your business to navigate the complexities of existing and upcoming ESG regulations. By proactively preparing for these requirements, you safeguard your operations, reputation, and financial stability.

We provide the expertise to interpret, adapt, and implement regulatory changes seamlessly, ensuring your business remains ahead of the compliance curve. We can be your strategic partner to mitigate risks, capitalise on opportunities, and secure a sustainable, compliant future for your organisation.

ESG rating support

Our ESG rating support is your key to unlocking recognition and credibility in the evolving landscape of sustainability. ESG ratings wield immense influence, shaping investor decisions and customer choices. 

Our experts work collaboratively with you to enhance your ESG performance, aligning your practices with industry benchmarks and standards. By securing higher ESG ratings, your business can attract responsible investors, reduce borrowing costs, and gain a competitive edge.

We help you identify strengths and address weaknesses, ensuring your ESG story is compelling and accurately reflected in your ratings. Elevate your reputation and financial prospects with our ESG rating support, and reap the rewards of a sustainable future.

ESG capacity building

Building capacity in ESG will help drive your business' success in its sustainability journey. Sustainability is at the forefront of today's landscape and having a well-informed and proficient team is crucial. 

We empower your workforce with the knowledge and skills needed to navigate the intricacies of ESG, fostering a culture of sustainability from within. This not only enhances your company's reputation but also unlocks opportunities for growth and resilience.

With a trained and ESG-savvy team, you can be confident in proactively responding to changing market demands, investor expectations, and regulatory shifts. 

ESG due diligence

ESG due diligence is your shield in a world where responsible business practices are key to success. Conducting rigorous assessments on ESG factors has now become a prerequisite for informed decision-making. We help your business navigate potential risks and identify growth opportunities related to ESG, safeguarding your investments and reputation.

By conducting thorough due diligence, you demonstrate commitment to stakeholders, attract responsible investors, and stay ahead in an increasingly ESG-focused marketplace.

Make ESG due diligence an integral part of your strategy and empower your business to thrive sustainably and responsibly to keep up with the evolving business environment.

Why Grant Thornton

Our team can help shine an ESG lens on various parts of your business to help you make better, more sustainable decisions.

  • Dedicated service
  • Solutions that address your needs
  • Flexible and agile
  • Dedicated service
    Dedicated service
    From partner to staff, each member of the team is committed to delivering quality service and ensuring that your business objectives are met.
  • Solutions that address your needs
    Solutions that address your needs
    We know every business is different. Our team delivers tailored solutions so that you get what’s right for your business, not just a “cut and paste” solution.
  • Flexible and agile
    Flexible and agile
    As your journey progresses, challenges may arise, goals may shift, and needs may change. Our agile approach allow us to quickly adapt as things evolve.