Sustainability

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Sustainable business operators recognize the impacts which the business has on the environment, society, and various stakeholders. A responsible company also identifies the essential sustainability themes for its own operations. Sustainability does not happen by itself, but requires active actions, decisions, and internal processes to support everyday operations.

In our opinion, sustainable business is not point-wise management of things or loose phrases in external communication. Sustainability should be a comprehensive and integral part of the company’s core business and value creation. Sustainability can be divided into three areas: Environmental responsibility, Social responsibility, and Governance. These are linked to each other, and companies should identify the key aspects of sustainability from a business point of view to make sustainability a part of everyday life and all its practices.

We want to carry sustainability into action and practice, to part of our customers’ core business.

Have you considered how sustainability affects your business? Whether your company is a technology company in a robust growth phase that is looking for funding, or a consulting company operating on a stable basis that strives to engage its personnel, sustainability plays more vital role in the future of your operations than you might think.

 

OUR SERVICES
More detailed descriptions below

✔  Tax responsibility workshop
✔  Sustainability scan
✔  ESG Due Diligence
✔  Sustainability workshop for board members

 


TAX RESPONSIBILITY WORKSHOP

We assist our customers in developing a tax strategy and instructing its internal implementation to be in line with the business and sustainability goals. When carefully implemented, internal processes and instructions serve as the backbone of managing daily tax matters and support decision-making. We also assist our customers to be prepared for the increase in domestic and EU-level regulation by developing external tax responsibility reporting.

Prepare for changes by reviewing internal processes and scanning the situation of external tax responsibility reporting on time!

In the tax responsibility workshop, we review the company’s tax strategy and other internal guidelines that affect taxation in daily decisions. We will also go through how the internal guidelines have been implemented in the organization, so that the guidelines do not just remain at the level of speech but truly support daily business. In addition, we discuss the tax risks related to the operating structure, possible aggressive tax structures, and ongoing rectification claim and legal processes. We also map the functionality of tax declaration processes and the information in use to verify the correctness of tax declarations. In addition to internal instructions and processes, we will review the current state of external tax responsibility reporting and the goals for developing reporting in accordance with international standards.

As a result of the workshop, you will receive a concise report on the current state of tax responsibility, internal processes, and external reporting, as well as our recommendations on further actions.

 

SUSTAINABILITY SCAN

Are you already experienced with sustainability or just considering the first steps on the way to a more sustainable business? With our sustainability scan, tailored to your needs and based on interviews, you will get a comprehensive description of the current level of knowledge of sustainability issues, as well as our recommendations for necessary development points that take into account your business, your industry, and the life cycle of your company.

The aim of the sustainable scan is to map the sustainability themes that are essential for your core business, the connection of business to sustainability and the opportunities for business development. An essential part of the sustainability scan is also to identify the key stakeholders for your business. In addition, we point out general sustainability risks in the industry to a comprehensive picture of the sustainability themes that affect your operations.

Our team’s work combines a social, legal, and business perspective. We focus especially on issues of social responsibility and good governance without forgetting the management of environmental themes. Our services are tailored according to your industry and needs, so that you get concrete practical recommendations from the scan.

At the end of the sustainability scan, you will receive a comprehensive report on the current level of knowledge of sustainability issues and our recommendations for further development.

 

ESG DUE DILIGENCE 

On average, sustainable companies are more profitable than other companies, and their operations involve fewer risks. In corporate transactions, sustainability can be viewed from the perspective of risk management: A sustainable company is usually a well-managed company that considers the effects of the business on various stakeholders, society, and the environment.

From a business transactions point of view, sustainability means that the target company is in as good a condition as possible and ready for future challenges. Because of this, ESG Due Diligence, which looks at environmental responsibility, social responsibility, and good governance, is increasingly being done as part of the due diligence process before a business acquisition. ESG Due Diligence is tailored according to the target company’s business, industry, and size. We also take into account the buyer’s wishes and needs, so that ESG Due Diligence supports the buyer’s risk assessment and possible needs to include the sustainability goals of the target company in the buyer’s own goals as efficiently as possible.

In ESG Due Diligence, we review the target company’s sustainability plans and processes, responsible persons, and possible external responsibility reporting. However, a core part of ESG Due Diligence is based on information gathered through interviews about the company’s actual understanding of sustainability issues, sustainability-related risks, and opportunities to develop business.

To guarantee the best result, we recommend doing ESG Due Diligence together with legal, tax and financial Due Diligence reports

 

SUSTAINABILITY WORKSHOP FOR BOARD MEMBERS

Sustainability applies to the entire organization. For sustainability to be created as a key guiding principle that permeates the entire organization, top management and board members must understand their own role as promoters of sustainability. The aim of the sustainability workshop for board members is to learn to identify what board members should know about sustainability, how board members can concretely influence the concrete of sustainability in the company and how to make sustainability a key part of the company’s business. 

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