LEI has experience in carbon emission credits, helping entities meet their climate goals, and procuring renewable energy and renewable energy credits. Through careful cataloguing of a client’s Scope 1, Scope 2, and Scope 3 emissions and effluents, LEI can provide high-quality but cost-effective plans to help clients transition toward low-carbon energy usage. In addition, we operate a suite of proprietary quantitative modeling tools to forecast carbon credit and renewable energy credit prices. With regard to emissions, LEI can provide life cycle greenhouse gas emission analysis and help clients meet their emission reduction goals. LEI also has direct experience advising on development of new clean energy sources, giving clients insights into project costs and timelines.
An important part of the social aspect of the ESG is to maintain and foster sustainable relationships between the community, the employees, and the overall firm. This helps increase the social license for large-scale infrastructure projects to operate. Through our extensive experience working with various levels of public entities, LEI can provide strategy advisory services and benchmarking to help clients meet and align with the community, government, or regulator’s goals. LEI’s modeling tools help clients quantify the social benefits their projects bring, including employment, tax revenues, and economic growth. In addition, we have experience in assisting companies with balancing their private value with public benefits, helping to create win-win solutions for stakeholders.
LEI principals have worked directly with C-suite executives to help companies adjust their practices to improve their governance. This includes assessing organization charts, reporting lines, incentive schemes, and independent oversight arrangements. By developing a comprehensive strategy and development plan, LEI is able to assist companies in reshaping their structure, craft appropriate oversight procedures, monitor and identify key reporting stakeholders, and assist in designing reports to meet ESG frameworks. Typical products include development of ESG dashboards, data tracking and maintenance plans, and job descriptions for chief compliance officers.