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G.I.S.T. IMPACT

Slashing CO2

You cannot manage what you do not measure.

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Switzerland, India
Pavan Sukhdev
Series A
FNZ, Andrew Hoffman (Roche), Piyush Gupta (DBS)
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ESG's critical challenge:

Between 2020 and 2021, close to 17% more companies on the S&P 500 published sustainability reports. However, the methodologies used to quantify the environmental impact of business practices continue to be murky. Firms voluntarily disclose their ESG data, and their data is rarely audited and is often incomplete. This creates an industry filled with confusion and a lack of transparency. These problems arise due to immense costs involved in quantifying holistic data and the challenges in comprehending certain sustainability criteria.

 

The Need for Better Measures:

Between 2020 and 2021, close to 17% more companies on the S&P 500 published sustainability reports. However, the methodologies used to quantify the environmental impact of business practices continue to be murky. Firms voluntarily disclose their ESG data, and their data is rarely audited and is often incomplete. This creates an industry filled with confusion and a lack of transparency. These problems arise due to immense costs involved in quantifying holistic data and the challenges in comprehending certain sustainability criteria.

 

The Peak Angle.

Between 2020 and 2021, close to 17% more companies on the S&P 500 published sustainability reports. However, the methodologies used to quantify the environmental impact of business practices continue to be murky. Firms voluntarily disclose their ESG data, and their data is rarely audited and is often incomplete. This creates an industry filled with confusion and a lack of transparency. These problems arise due to immense costs involved in quantifying holistic data and the challenges in comprehending certain sustainability criteria.

 

Pavan Sukhdev.

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CEO of GIST Impact

Winner of the Tyler Prize for Environmental Achievement (2020)

Former President of the World Wildlife Foundation

Recipient of Blue Planet Prize (2016)

Head of UNEP's Green Economy Initiative