ESVC Reports

More than ever before, consumers demand values-based commitments to sustainability and social good from brands across every industry. CSVC identified six concrete ways, or “levers,” that companies can use to drive ESVC outcomes: product research, development and innovation, sustainable production, supply chain management, coalitions, financial and in-kind support, talent management. CSVC also identified which levers are most effective for each of the nine industries under review.

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Read the industry focus reports below:

Automobile companies are collaborating with tech-enabled partners and renewable energy companies in order to decrease emissions, improve fuel efficiency, and pave the way to an exciting new era of electric vehicles and automated driving.

While transitioning to these new technologies, it is crucial that companies implement major workforce development programs to avoid leaving large numbers of traditional auto workers unemployed.

To demonstrate long-term commitment to sustainable transportation, companies should commit to utilizing green financing mechanisms such as green bonds.

Read the Report: Automobile

The biggest challenge for the Consumer Goods and Retail industry is presented by its vast supply chain. 

Supplier-specific monitoring of ESG data has enabled the Consumer Goods and Retail industry to better track supplier commitment to ethical, equitable, and sustainable standards at every point during the product life cycle.

To secure mutual accountability and active participation in the company’s ESVC goals, Consumer Goods and Retail companies must establish internal, quantifiable methods that enable the development of long-term strategic partnerships with suppliers.

Read the Report: Consumer Goods and Retail

The Energy industry has attracted investors and created long-term value through intra-industry collaboration, as well as the integration of ESG into core business strategies.

By investing in green technologies, energy companies can at once monitor and reduce their carbon footprint and ensure employee safety.

The Energy industry needs to develop improved methods of carbon capture and storage to better control the release of emissions.

Read the Report: Energy

For the Entertainment industry to improve its social impact, companies should invest in mental health support for employees.

Reference guides and collaborations with green organizations provide companies with tools and strategies to transition towards carbon neutrality and decrease the amount of waste they produce.

Core operations in this industry should ideally be driven by clean energy solutions. Tools to measure and manage emissions from digital and streaming services need to be developed, and energy solutions such as solar roof panels and low-energy lighting should be implemented wherever possible.

Placing specialized personnel in sustainability roles can help companies achieve their ESVC goals. Additionally, companies should collaborate with other experts to develop online tools that manage digital carbon footprints and prevent data breaches and information leaks.

Read the Report: Entertainment

Financial institutions have been propelled towards greener finance via international treaties, such as the Paris Agreement and COP 26, which created more stringent environmental regulations and emphasized the importance of sustainability worldwide.

Product research, development, and innovation is an area that could substantially accelerate ESVC impact within the Financial Services sector.

To stay fit in the future, financial institutions need to adjust their existing risk management strategies, integrate climate risk assessments into new product approval processes, and improve advisory expertise to account for ESG-related risks.

Read the Report: Financial Services

Healthcare companies can encourage the use of greener technology and propel organizations towards meeting ESVC goals by enforcing government policies like the ACA and Biopharma ESG guidelines.

Investing in AI technology will help companies predict health outcomes with greater accuracy and provide higher quality healthcare to patients.

Training more professionals will help Healthcare organizations achieve their environmental and social goals.

Read the Report: Healthcare

Companies in the Hospitality and Dining Industry benefit from collaborating with industry partners to establish measurement methodologies and contractual obligations that encourage responsible consumer behavior and reduce the prevalence of human trafficking in hotels. In addition, the adoption of various softwares has helped businesses track food wastage and GHG emissions.

To ensure active customer participation in ESVC initiatives, the Hospitality and Dining industry needs to leverage growing consumer demand for a “deeper connection with nature.”

The creation of more multi-use spaces, as well as encouraging online travel agents to add a sustainability option to search filters, are moves crucial to making ESVC progress in this industry.

Reducing food waste can be achieved through building more substantial engagement with suppliers, distributors, and other stakeholders, optimizing product inventory.

Read the Report: Hospitality

The EU’s strict standards are propelling responsible ESVC behavior.

Increased temperature monitoring helps companies reduce energy consumption and carbon dioxide emissions produced by data centers. Green tech can help companies reduce their energy consumption and reduce supply chain disruptions.

Strengthening governance and data management systems can proactively increase transparency in advance of legislative changes.

Tools that enable virtual collaboration ensure technical excellence in a hybrid workforce.

Read the Report: Technology

Telecom companies are increasing their adoption of green-labeled bonds, giving the industry the capital needed to finance projects that reduce its environmental footprint.

Collaboration with other industries and governments give Telecom companies the opportunity to revolutionize their worldwide impact.

With the help of clean technologies such as the green cloud, the Telecom industry can reduce its overall energy consumption and limit the release of GHG emissions associated with data centers, relay stations, masts, and other infrastructure.

When Telecom companies work closely with service providers and tech companies, they can develop tools that monitor and prevent data breaches.

Read the Report: Telecommunications

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