AccountAbility: Best ESG Strategy Development Partner Global 2021

AccountAbility

Over the past 25 years, AccountAbility has solidified its position as the most comprehensive value proposition on the market for ESG advisory, standards, and research. 

As a pioneer in the sustainability arena, AccountAbility integrates technical expertise from industry leading standards combined with practical and relevant counsel to advance its clients’ sustainability performance and impact. The firm applies a principles-based approach to sustainability management through its consulting and across its AA1000 Series of Standards, which includes the world’s first non-financial assurance standard, the top-ranked global stakeholder engagement standard, and its signature standard measuring inclusivity, materiality, responsiveness, and impact.

AccountAbility will be pursuing Public Benefit Corporation status in 2022 and has a team of international sustainability advisors and subject-matter experts that provide ESG consulting for clients. With a presence in Dubai, London, New York, and Riyadh, the firm serves clients across North America, Europe, the Middle East, Asia, and Africa. AccountAbility has partnered with some of the biggest names in financial services, power and utilities, energy and extractives, technology and telecommunications, healthcare and pharmaceuticals, real estate, and consumer products sectors. It works with investor coalitions, governmental agencies, and multilateral organisations.

AccountAbility has worked with the World Bank Group since 2007, the International Finance Corporation since 2011, and the International Monetary Fund since 2013, in the areas of Sustainability/ESG Strategy, ESG Metrics and Scorecard Development, and Reporting & Disclosure. AccountAbility is recognized by the World Economic Forum as an ESG framework developer.

The firm is considered a thought-leader in sustainability strategy, governance, and impact, and has hosted conferences and forums to encourage the adoption of more transparent, responsible, and effective business practices. The CFI.co judging panel presents AccountAbility with the 2021 global award for Best ESG Strategy Development Partner.


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