PwC proposes multidisciplinary solutions designed to help organizations to effectively position and move towards a model of sustainable, responsible and focused towards a low carbon economy business as well as to communicate efficiently.
A recent survey carried out by PwC among the main private equity firms worldwide, showed that 93% of respondents regarded ESG (Environmental, Social and Governance) issues as a source of value creation.
Regulators, shareholders, investors, etc., and the Administration, are becoming increasingly insistent that sustainability should be included as an essential area of business strategy.The calculation of the environmental footprint has been identified as a key factor in the development of sustainable products and, above all, in ensuring that a company’s environmental policy is truly strategic in its approach.
If there is one thing we have learned from the current economic crisis, this is that the world, markets, and companies are complex and inter-related realities. Rumours and speculation among stakeholders are all around us, and cold economic figures - on which all decisions have been based in the past – are proving to be inadequate.
According to current forecasts, energy consumption will have doubled by 2050. At the same time, the Kyoto Protocol requires emissions to be cut by half by 2020.This general picture means that companies are facing a new challenge: they must reduce energy consumption and CO2 emissions in the face of the foreseeable growth in demand and prices, without this affecting their results. In other words, they face the energy efficiency challenge.