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MHA Dynamic ESG: Purpose with Profit

We know you want to do the best for the planet, for your staff and you want to meet high governance standards. We also know that to be in business, and to stay in business, you need to make a profit.

That’s why we designed Dynamic ESG. Uniquely available through MHA, Dynamic ESG takes you on your sustainability journey – from your ESG framework to your carbon reporting, from your climate risk assessment to your Net Zero journey – using a proprietary process that never forgets your sustainability journey must do more than meet your ESG goals. It needs to provide a solid return on your investment.

We call it Purpose with Profit.

MHA Dynamic ESG comprises three stages: Create, Evaluate and Implement.

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Create

We develop and implement an initial Sustainability & ESG framework strategy in line with Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) and Sustainable Development Goals (“SDG’s”) and TCFD (including highlighting material areas the company needs to consider in the next 12 to 18 months. We clearly set a roadmap of integration of material ESG components (including the definition of ESG) and the preparation of a strategic board pack to present to support return on investment). The framework and strategy paves the way for your business and integration of Sustainability & ESG.

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Evaluate

We review the framework against your existing policies and procedures to calibrate against GRI & EU taxonomy, SDG’s and TCFD. This helps identify any areas of improvements such as waste management, procurement and energy efficiency measures. We further evaluate our own findings against best practise metrics to ensure that our impact is both measurable, reportable and understandable. During the evaluation process we have meetings with various stakeholders of the organisation to ensure you manage their reporting expectations and we also investigate the training requirements for the board of directors, audit committee and key senior and operational employees.

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Implement

By identifying, measuring, disclosing, and managing your material Sustainability and ESG risks, your organisation will be far better placed to mitigate and adapt efficiently and effectively to climate change and future reporting requirements, as well as meeting the growing demand and pressure from clients, customers, shareholders and other stakeholders. Our services include comprehensive financial and non-financial support opportunities.

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Why MHA?

  1. We believe ESG is about a fresh and creative approach to some of the world’s most pressing issues.
  2. We’re thought leaders in ESG and have a highly specialised Sustainability and ESG programme.
  3. We don’t see ESG as a tick box exercise but a way to add value to your business and build a more fair and sustainable future together.
  4. We have green asset finance specialists to support clients with finding investment opportunities and funding.
  5. Whether local, national or international, we can help you create an ESG strategy that is tailored to your business.
  6. We are part of the worlds 9th largest international networks as the UK member of Baker Tilly International: we have access to 41,000 professionals in 145 territories worldwide.
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Dynamic ESG

Dynamic ESG will take your organisation on a practical, pragmatic journey that identifies the real-world risks to your business, enables you to meet your climate-related reporting obligations, creates an efficient, effective and sustainable ESG programme and enables you to future-proof your organisation whilst enhancing your profitability and operational effectiveness.


Built on Solid Foundations

The MHA Dynamic ESG programme is built on four pillars that exist in order to provide you with the assurance that you are choosing the right sustainability choice for your organisation.

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Our Four pillars are:

The MHA Internal Approach to Sustainability underpinned by 4 elements of Innovation, Trust, Talent & Climate, mapped to the internal principles of ESG. Our route to Net Zero is framed through our sustainability promise and aligned to regulatory framework of Task Force Climate Related Disclosures (TCFD) & Global reporting standards (GRI). The firm is aligned to internationally recognised accreditations.

The MHA Sustainability and ESG Services Suite: these comprise

Assurance services
– including ISAE 3000/ISAE 3410, compliance with regulatory and voluntary reporting standards as well as assurance relating to disclosures used to evaluate TCFD compliance.

Advisory services
– the full Dynamic ESG programme includes planning, measurement accounting and control of Scope 1, Scope 2 and Scope 3 emissions.

Audit, Reporting & Compliance
– aligning ESG reporting with key mandatory and voluntary reporting frameworks (including TCFD and other frameworks) as well as training your people, materiality assessments, benchmarking and supporting preparation of accounting statements and papers.

The Wider Baker Tilly International Network – MHA is the UK representation of BTI, a global top 9 accountancy and advisory firm. This ensures we build sustainability and ESG across the international scope of a connected organisation.

Sustainable Thought Leadership – for us it is not good enough to simply follow: our Dynamic ESG and sustainability programmes are sector-leading. Through our thought leadership initiatives, we are confident they will stay that way, meaning your organisation can rest assured it will also lead not follow.


TCFD and Extreme Weather – why it matters to business

Risks related to climate change are now ranked as top global risks. Climate risks are business risks that can have a significant effect on an organisation’s revenue, expenses, operations, strategy and return on investment.

Climate-related risks comprise both the physical risks resulting from the direct impacts of climate change, together with the transition risks relating to the efforts needed to transition to a lower carbon economy. Both are business-critical.

At MHA we will assess the hazards, exposure and vulnerabilities of your organisation in order to create a risk profile in accordance with the TCFD (Task Force for Climate-related Financial Disclosures) recommendations. This comprises four internationally recognised pillars: Governance, Strategy, Risk Management and Metrics & Targets.

By identifying, measuring, disclosing and managing your business risks, your organisation will be far better placed to mitigate and adapt efficiently and effectively to climate change, as well as meeting the growing demand from clients, customers, shareholders and other stakeholders to disclose your climate-related risks and mitigating actions.

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