Benefits and Value

“The leading pragmatic, industry-focused tool for (sustainability/ESG) assessment and improvement. Every global corporation needs that.”

Mark Weick, Dow Chemical Company

Powerful, Low-Cost Benchmarking

A Maturity Assessment Tool, built by industry — for industry


“Solvay uses a similar reference framework, with four levels of progress providing entities with a path to improve their sustainability profile; ESG Navigator provides benchmarking insights that an internal framework simply cannot give.”

Michel Washer, Deputy Chief Sustainability Officer, Solvay


Below are direct quotes made during the past 15+ monthly webinars.

Measures Sustainability Integration 

  • “Every company I know has an overarching goal of integrating sustainability into the core of business — governance, strategy, etc.”
  • “This tool actually measures sustainability integration.”

Saves Money

  • “Instead of paying ‘a million dollars’ to BCG to assess sustainability governance and strategy, we can just use this”
  • “I was going to hire a MBA summer intern to analyze TCFD – but you are already doing it”

Aligned with Investor Interests (and TCFD)

  • “This Scorecard aligns perfectly with TCFD – with the dominant focus on Governance, Strategy, Risk, Metrics” 
  • “Investors increasingly want to know how we plan to grow our business revenue from ESG; this tool is the most robust out there”

By Industry – For Industry

  • “We can be brutally candid in our scoring, knowing the data is completely confidential. No other company will see our ratings.”
  • “This Scorecard is an organized compendium of world-class practices globally”
  • “We like seeing concrete examples of companies that are in Stage 3 or Stage 4 on areas highly relevant to us”


  • “This Scorecard speaks the language of our C-suite and board”
  • “External ESG ratings focus predominantly on environmental and social risks – with hardly any focus on governance or strategy.”
  • “We showed our CEO the rainbow charts and he loved them” 

Internal Alignment – Gets Us On the Same Page

  • Say the words sustainability or ESG to different people in our company and they all have a slightly different view”
  • “Once we went through the Scorecard as a group, we all had a shared view”