We provide a range of services ranging from advisory services and strategic planning to training, implementation and monitoring.
Sustainable finance seeks to improve environment, social and governance issues whilst also making a healthy financial return. Square Gain services include:
Support on reporting, including climate related financial disclosure aligned with the requirements of TCFD (Taskforce on Financial Related Climate Disclosure)
Action-orientated support to enhance positive performance and disclosure on financial and ESG (Environmental, Social and Governance) issues.
Consultancy support on sustainable finance and commercial awareness
Capacity-building training, on sustainable finance and commercial awareness. Tailored for environment and sustainability professionals. This has been provided to leading consultancies including Mott Macdonald, ERM, AECOM, EBRD and with other large organisations such as Network Rail.
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Support to sustainable infrastructure investors, clients and developers.
Expert sustainability, life-cycle, environmental, social knowledge
Qualified and experienced in CEEQUAL assessment, and verification, including active involvement in the highest scoring CEEQUAL scoring project (M25 motorway widening)
Qualified and experienced in Envision Sustainable infrastructure rating scheme, including active involvement in the first Envision Platinum rated project (I-4 Highway, Florida)
Good working knowledge of GRESB Infrastructure, SuRE and Infrastructure Sustainability.
Corporate Responsibility, Risk Management and Reporting
Sustainability strategy, and planning
Environmental training & awareness
Risk and Value auditing, including environmental, social and governance issues, and business ethics
Sustainability and Environmental Management Systems
Strategy development and due diligence
Carbon Management Strategy and Planning
Company corporate responsibility reporting to meet investor ESG requirements (including TCFD)
Development and improvement of Environmental Management Systems - to ensure practical, simple and in-line with certifications including ISO 14001, ISO45001, BS8555
Audit and verification services
Sustainable building and infrastructure certification, including: BREEAM, HQM, CEEQUAL, Envision
Training - bespoke in-house and public courses
eLearning - development of bespoke solutions,
using a variety of delivery platforms
including Articulate Storyline and Litmos.
Supply-Chain Risk Management
We are pleased to incorporate:
Zero Carbon and Green Buildings
Working with our partner the Carbon Free Group, we provide ultra-low and zero carbon buildings. Services range from consultancy support, through to design, sourcing innovative supply-chain companies, and full turnkey solutions. Experience includes exemplar sustainability and innovation on over 500 retail, education, public, commercial and residential buildings. Other services include:
Green building cost consulting and life cycle cost analysis
Home Quality Mark (HQM)
Supply chains are often opaque. We have significant experience working with investors, multinationals and their supply chains and have worked on this issue with (amongst others) UN Principles for Responsible Investment and the Chartered Institute for Purchase and Supply.
ESG (Environmental, Social and Governance) investor & multi-national supply-chain engagement strategy and implementation.
Assistance with TCFD (Taskforce on Financial Related Climate Disclosure) responses to investors (including working on the joint Institute and Faculty of Actuaries (IoFA) and Institue of Environmental Management & Assessment (IEMA) Financial Related Climate Disclosures working group.
Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) - materiality and supply-chain risk assessment
Working with our partners in Horizon Ledger we have developed a DLT (Distributed Ledger Technology) based tool to accurately map the supply-chain, benefiting from zero-knowledge proof. This enables the identification of supply-chain exposure to capital and ESG risks. This is being piloted on specific issues associated with the SDG and regulation such as the Modern Slavery Act 2015. Also being used to map SDG materiality and geographical risk. Please contact us to join the pilot group
WELL Building Standard: WELL AP (accredited professional) services
RESET indoor air quality (IAQ) monitoring and benchmarking
Training & capacity building of what is entailed with the WELL Building Standard, best practices and common pitfalls.