Sustainability and Climate Change Service

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Our Sustainability and Climate Change (S&CC) Service Team is an active member of the Global PwC S&CC Network, one of the biggest professional consultant networks, proud of its 800 specialists in 60 regional and country team units across the globe.

Today, there are four major landscape changes which open new business opportunities to our clients and us:

  • LADNSCAPE 1: In 2015 South Korea adopted the Integrated Reporting (IR) as a new corporate reporting standard - Companies need to adopt it and make their reporting practices up to the global standards.
  • LANDSCAPE 2: In 2015 South Korea introduced the Korean Emission Trading Scheme (K-ETS) and continues its Target Management System – Embracing a new carbon regulations means companies and organization need to establish strategic plans to maintain its competitiveness.
  • LANDSCAPE 3: In 2013 the Green Climate Fund (GCF), the biggest climate financing mechanism globally thus far, opened its HQ in Songdo, Korea: Green and Climate financing mechanisms are posing new opportunities to tap into for their global outreach and overseas market penetration in green industries.
  • LANDSCAPE 4: In 2015 the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) was officially adopted by international development community, replacing the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs): Integration of sustainability and development goals is getting stronger than before. Environmental and social mainstreaming process of the ODA projects is ongoing.
Over time we have been expanding our service areas responding to the growing needs of both public and private sector clients in South Korea (and beyond), assisting them to strategically cope with these changing market landscapes while pursuing/maintaining their competitiveness and excellence in performance.

We help you by providing strategic and technical services of top quality in the following focus areas:

SERVICE 1: Strategic Sustainability and Corporate Reporting
  • Corporate sustainability strategy development support
  • Advisory for external Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) compliance
  • Integrated reporting/Sustainability reporting & verification
SERVICE 2: Climate change(carbon & energy)/Environmental Risk Management
  • Energy cost saving strategy & management system development to enhance cost competitiveness
  • Safety/Health/Environment (SHE) strategy and management system development
SERVICE 3: Development Consulting for Overseas Clean and Renewable Energy & Green Technology Projects
  • Advisory and technical supports for accessing international and regional green/climate finance (e.g. GCF., MDB etc.) and project development
  • Environmental and social (E&S) due diligence, monitoring and evaluation (M&E) of development projects
SERVICE 4: Conflict Mineral Regulations
  • Consulting and auditing services for conflict mineral regulations (Dodd Frank Section 1502)