Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) report template

£ 20

Our Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) Report template provides a comprehensive overview of a company's sustainability initiatives, social responsibility efforts, and governance practices. It includes suggested metrics and graphic placements.

ESG refers to the evaluation of a company's environmental, social, and governance practices, highlighting its broader impact beyond financial performance.

What is this template for?

This Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) report template offers a structured framework for documenting an organisation's performance in environmental, social, and governance aspects.

It provides a comprehensive overview of sustainability initiatives, community engagement, diversity practices, and ethical governance.

The template's purpose is to facilitate clear communication of the company's ESG efforts, enabling stakeholders to assess its commitment to responsible and sustainable business practices.

  • Companies Act 2006: Requires certain large companies to disclose non-financial information, including environmental and social matters, in their annual reports.

  • Equality Act 2010: Ensures that ESG practices do not discriminate against individuals based on protected characteristics and promote equality and diversity.

  • UK Corporate Governance Code: Encourages companies to integrate ESG considerations into their governance frameworks, fostering transparency and accountability.

  • Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD) Recommendations: Provides guidance on disclosing climate-related risks and opportunities in financial filings, including ESG reports.

  • Best Practice: Stakeholder Engagement: Engage with stakeholders, including employees, customers, and investors, to inform the development and reporting of ESG initiatives, fostering transparency and accountability.

Large companies that meet any of the following criteria must product an ESG:

  • Listed companies
  • Companies with an annual turnover exceeding £500 million
  • Companies with more than 500 employees.

Implementation timeline

Step Description Responsibility Timing
1 Gather data and information for the ESG report HR / Sustainability Team Ongoing data collection
2 Analyze and compile the data into the ESG report HR / Sustainability Team 2-4 weeks before report deadline
3 Review and verify the accuracy of the ESG report HR / Sustainability Team 1 week before report submission
4 Submit the ESG report to relevant stakeholders HR / Senior Management On the report submission deadline
5 Follow up with stakeholders to address any inquiries or concerns HR / Senior Management Within 1-2 weeks after submission

🔒 To view this you will need to make a purchase.

🔒 To view this you will need to make a purchase.

Specifications

Reading time icon
Time to read / prep / use
5 mins
Document specs icon
Word count / length
580 words, 2 pages A4
Date last reviewed icon
Date last reviewed
1 June 2024
environmental, social, and governance (esg) report template

Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) report

[Company Logo]

[Company Name]

[Reporting Period: Month/Year]

Table of Contents

1. Executive Summary

2. Environmental Initiatives

   2.1. Energy Efficiency

   2.2. Carbon Emissions Reduction

   2.3. Waste Management

   2.4. Water Conservation

3. Social Impact

   3.1. Employee Well-being

   3.2. Diversity and Inclusion

   3.3. Health and Safety

   3.4. Community Engagement

4. Governance Practices

   4.1. Board Composition

   4.2. Ethics and Compliance

   4.3. Risk Management

   4.4. Executive Compensation

1. Executive Summary

In this ESG report, we provide an overview of our environmental, social, and governance initiatives, performance, and goals. We remain committed to our ESG responsibilities and are proud to share our progress over the reporting period.

2. Environmental Initiatives

2.1. Energy Efficiency

  • We've adopted energy-efficient technologies, resulting in a 15% reduction in energy consumption over the past year.

  • Graphic: Bar chart showing energy consumption reduction trend.

2.2. Carbon Emissions Reduction

  • We set a target to reduce carbon emissions by 20%, and we achieved a 25% reduction through various measures.

  • Graphic: Line chart illustrating carbon emissions reduction progress.

2.3. Waste Management

  • We've implemented a comprehensive waste management strategy, resulting in a waste diversion rate of 75%.

  • Graphic: Pie chart depicting waste diversion percentages (recycling, composting, landfill).

2.4. Water Conservation

  • Our water conservation efforts have led to a 30% reduction in water consumption across our facilities.

  • Graphic: Line graph showcasing water consumption reduction trend.

3. Social Impact

3.1. Employee Well-being

  • Our wellness programs have increased employee engagement by 20%, contributing to improved productivity.

  • Graphic: Line chart showing employee engagement improvement.

3.2. Diversity and Inclusion

  • We're committed to diversity with 35% of our leadership positions held by underrepresented groups.

  • Graphic: Stacked bar chart displaying representation in leadership roles.

3.3. Health and Safety

  • Our focus on health and safety has led to a 40% decrease in workplace incidents over the year.

  • Graphic: Line graph illustrating the trend in workplace incidents.

3.4. Community Engagement

  • Through our partnerships, we've positively impacted local communities, benefiting over 1000 individuals.

  • Graphic: Map with pins indicating community projects' locations.

4. Governance Practices

4.1. Board Composition

  • Our board boasts a diverse composition, with 45% women directors and 30% from different ethnic backgrounds.

  • Graphic: Pie chart depicting board composition by gender and ethnicity.

4.2. Ethics and Compliance

  • We uphold ethical standards, with only 2 reported incidents of non-compliance, promptly addressed and resolved.

  • Graphic: Line chart showing instances of non-compliance and their resolution.

4.3. Risk Management

  • Our risk management strategies have effectively mitigated potential risks, ensuring business continuity.

  • Graphic: Bar chart illustrating key risk categories and mitigation effectiveness.

4.4. Executive Compensation

  • Our executive compensation structure emphasises performance, with 70% tied to company achievements.

  • Graphic: Pie chart showcasing the breakdown of executive compensation components.

Conclusion

In this ESG report, we have demonstrated our ongoing commitment to environmental sustainability, social responsibility, and strong governance practices. We will continue to drive positive impact while addressing challenges and pursuing opportunities for improvement. Thank you for joining us on our journey towards a better future.

For more detailed information, please visit our website: [Company Website Link]

[Company Contact Information]

🔒 To view this you will need to make a purchase.

🔒 To view this you will need to make a purchase.

Why choose our Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) report template?

Our content:

Is easy to edit and execute, with comprehensive implementation guidance.
Is designed by accredited, experienced HR practitioners.
Maintains your compliance with ACAS guidelines, legislation, and industry best practices.
Includes 12 months access to your purchase, with email alerts if updated or expanded.

Stop doing this:

Wasting money buying documents that don't meet best practice or legislation.
Wasting effort searching for free documents that lack implementation support.
Wasting time creating documents from scratch.

I have just renewed our membership for another year for HRdocbox. It's an extremely useful resource with a wide variety of documents and knowledge...
★★★★★
- Rachel Masing, ETM Group

I have been using the service now for around 6 months and it has been really useful in developing and updating polices and processes.
★★★★★
- Jamie Allan, Armstrong Craven

Excellent library of resources and templates which have made my job in my small business so much easier to manage HR for my employees...
★★★★★
- Emma Hunt

Great value and the site contains an extensive library of essential HR documents. I access the site probably once a week...
★★★★★
- Laura Alliss-Etty

HRDocBox is a great resource. It is incredibly good value, providing a large selection of HR guidance materials as well as...
★★★★★
- Emma Beauchamp