Sustainability Consulting Our world is changing. Are you leading the way to positive, sustainable change? Sustainability continues to evolve as companies recognise supporting environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues is essential to survive in the marketplace. We know that sustainability defines an organisation, setting it apart from its competitors while impacting the whole organisation in varying ways and intensities. Yet, while many companies are aware they must act, they find it difficult to tackle ESG operating and reporting issues.We believe sustainability is a continuous journey, presenting risks and opportunities. There are no blueprints or out-of-the-box solutions, and each company needs an individualised approach and tailored sustainability consulting to ESG reporting and operations. Protiviti offers sustainability services to our clients to effectively manage sustainability risks and maximise opportunities, while delivering financial value. Sustainability services we offer Pro Briefcase ESG strategy and planning Future-proof organisations. We help identify key stakeholder expectations and assess major impact areas, define your ambition level, then set targets and measures to reach them. Pro Building office Sustainable operations, performance, and improvement Adapt and improve processes and the organisational structure. We help implement sustainability solutions throughout the value chain, driving compliance to global standards and improving management of materials, energy and water. Pro Document Consent Sustainability governance and reporting Gain transparency and accountability by controlling the programme and its implementation. We enable better decision-making and focus on regulatory requirements, including the timeliness and accuracy of reporting and external communication with regulators. A holistic approach to Sustainability Sustainability is a complex, multi-dimensional topic, with varying levels of understanding across industries and companies. Protiviti works closely with our clients to effectively evaluate what ESG means for your organisation, helping build, implement, execute, monitor and report on ESG objectives that will evolve and grow with your organisation. We want clients to understand the bigger picture, and to clearly identify where you can have the greatest impact on society and the environment, while maximising performance. By focusing and implementing sustainability into your strategy, values, structures, processes, services, and products, you will also realise the value doing good brings.Protiviti environment, social and governance consulting services offers a holistic and integrated approach to position your organisation for continued, long-term success. Leadership Melanie Morrissey Melanie is a managing director with over 20 years’ experience in leading business performance improvement excellence in public and private enterprises. She specialises in the delivery of whole of business/government performance improvement through strategy development ... Learn More Rich Turley Rich is a managing director with over 20 years’ experience in assurance, audit, risk, and compliance management. He leads major internal audit, risk and compliance management engagements for various ASX-listed companies and major government agencies. He is a leader in ... Learn More Blogs April 26, 2023 COSO issues supplemental guidance on internal control over sustainability reporting – With examples Last Thursday, the Committee of Sponsoring Organisations of the Treadway Commission (COSO) released interpretive guidance on how to effectively apply the 2013 Internal Control — Integrated Framework (ICIF) — which is currently applied to financial reporting — to sustainability reporting. The guidance results from a... Read more INFOGRAPHIC Infographic | The Impact of Sustainable Operations on Profit and Long-Term Viability Sustainable operations seek to create a harmonious synergy between business success, societal well-being and environmental health, contributing to a more equitable and resilient future for all. The triple bottom line: people, planet, profit. Research... WHITEPAPER Internal Audit’s Role in Supporting Sustainability Reporting Environmental, social and governance (ESG) guidance, stakeholder demands and regulatory mandates are evolving and becoming more specific, and the time of taking a “soft approach” to sustainability reporting has passed. As the need to provide, or... SURVEY A New Reality for CFOs – ESG is the Top Priority Environmental, social and governance (ESG) metrics and measurement rate as the top priority for CFOs, other finance leaders and their teams for the next 12 months, according to our latest Global Finance Trends Survey. Three out of five organisations ... BLOGS ISSB sets new IFRS sustainability disclosure standards: Jurisdictions must act The ISSB has released the first sustainability disclosure standards. They’re voluntary, but wide adoption is expected among IFRS reporters around the globe.The standards focus on climate disclosures, targets and metrics, initially through ISSB S2... FLASH REPORT COSO Issues Supplemental Guidance on Internal Control Over Sustainability Reporting The Committee of Sponsoring Organisations of the Treadway Commission (COSO) has released supplemental guidance on how to effectively apply the 2013 Internal Control — Integrated Framework (ICIF) — which is currently applied to financial reporting —... WHITEPAPER Sustainability regulation: ESG disclosures and demand for accountability set the tone for the future In recent years, increasing pressures from a variety of stakeholders have combined to drive companies toward more sustainable practices in their business operations and greater transparency. The real game-changer, however, has been the proliferation... BLOGS The Golden Threads of ESG: The Role of Compliance in Embedding an ESG Framework in Financial Institutions A firm’s governance, purpose and culture are central to its values as an organisation; to how its people conduct themselves; and to how it embeds ESG considerations in the design and delivery of its products and services for the benefit of clients... BLOGS Protiviti-Oxford Global Executive Outlook on the Future of ESG: Key Findings A global survey conducted by University of Oxford and Protiviti in the second quarter of 2022 reveals that business leaders worldwide agree ESG (environmental, social and governance) will be either extremely or somewhat important to their business... BLOGS Australian Sustainability Reporting Is Coming: What Companies Need to Know Australia is moving toward mandatory and standardised climate reporting. At a national level, the Australian Treasury released two consultation papers, and in October, the Australian Accounting Standards Board (AASB) released an exposure draft... Button Button Key partners Through our alliance partnerships, we connect innovative services and technology with consulting expertise to optimise key processes and business performance initiatives.