ESG voices

This podcast series will take a deep dive into environmental, social and governance (ESG) opportunities and challenges and what they mean for businesses and communities through interviews with ESG specialists from KPMG and beyond. Throughout this series, we will discuss a broad range of ESG issues aiming to support businesses and communities in creating an equitable and prosperous future for all.

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Episodes

Thursday Apr 11, 2024

KPMG professionals from the Financial Services Forensic Team at KPMG in the UK explore Transparency International’s latest Corruption Perceptions Index, a global ranking which scores 180 countries and territories according to their perceived levels of corruption in the public sector.

Wednesday Mar 27, 2024

In this episode Wafa Jafri, Partner, Energy Deal Advisory, KPMG in the UK, and Charlotte Dorrington, Manager, Transformation and Sustainability Advisory, KPMG in Denmark, and Chair of Leaders 2050, discuss a ’just energy transition’ and explore some of the impacts of energy on women.

Thursday Mar 07, 2024

Dr. Anna van Poucke, Global Head of Healthcare, KPMG International, and Healthcare Senior Partner, KPMG in the Netherlands, and Avery Johnstone, Associate, Global Decarbonization Hub and Global Chair of Leaders 2050, KPMG International, discuss the impact of climate on women’s health in jurisdictions globally, and unpack the challenges and opportunities of gender just climate action as we chart the course for a more inclusive transition.

Monday Feb 19, 2024


Beth Crossen, Director, Global Mobility Services, KPMG in the UK, and Anne Burgard, Senior Manager, Global Mobility Services, KPMG in Germany, look at the E, S and G as it relates to global mobility and provide their perspectives on the mobility opportunities and challenges that come with contributing to a company’s ESG agenda.
 

Wednesday Sep 27, 2023

In this episode, we will examine how organizations may respond to these increasing requirements in the area of downstream due diligence. To discuss this, I am joined by Fernanda Farina, a senior manager with KPMG in the UK’s Sectors Consulting Team, and Michael Pollitt a manager with KPMG in the UK’s Financial Services Forensic Team. 

Thursday Aug 31, 2023

There’s a need for sustainable investment in supply chains around the globe. This episode explores the acceleration of technology investment and the subsequent wide-scale digital transformation and how it can continue to support supply chain leaders into the future.

Thursday Jul 27, 2023

As companies consider their decarbonization strategies and their net zero ambitions they should aim to reduce their energy consumption and source higher amounts of low carbon or green energy. For companies looking for a secure long-term supply of renewable energy, Power Purchase Agreements or PPA’s offer the most cost-effective method of sourcing large amounts of renewable energy, at competitive prices.

Wednesday Jun 14, 2023

In almost every part of our lives we interact with the natural environment. Human pressures on nature have increased substantially over time, with land use change, climate change and pollution all contributing to unprecedented nature loss. Halting and reversing this loss is a significant challenge, bringing with it risks to corporate and financial stability, but also opportunities. It is clear that the time to recognize the value of nature is now, and that businesses have a critical role to play in leading the way towards a future where nature can thrive

Monday Jun 05, 2023

The ocean is a vital ally in this existential venture. Blue carbon ecosystems (BCEs) — which include mangroves, tidal and salt marshes, seagrasses as well as open ocean food webs and nutrient cycles — have enormous capacity to store carbon within the plants, animal biomass and in the sediments below for long periods of time. BCEs are an essential part of the global drive to counter climate change, protect biodiversity and enhance livelihoods by capturing carbon and keeping ocean and freshwater systems healthy and productive to help ensure sustainable future.

Wednesday May 24, 2023

There is increasing pressure to embed ESG and sustainable practices throughout organizations and within their business models — and when tackling ESG issues, there is a broad range of approaches. But what is clear is that innovation and new ways of doing things are needed to create change that has real, lasting impact. To unlock hidden potential and encourage growth, businesses should consider authentic strategies that include their stakeholders along the way.

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