The APPG has partnered with a diverse panel of corporate sponsors who are passionate about ESG and fund the group’s activities.
At BAE Systems, we help our customers to stay a step ahead when protecting people and national security, critical infrastructure and vital information. We provide some of the world’s most advanced, technology-led defence, aerospace, and security solutions and employ a skilled workforce of 90,500 people in more than 40 countries. From state of the art cyber threat detection to flight control systems that enable pilots to make better decisions, we never stop innovating to ensure that our customers maintain their advantage. This is a long-term commitment involving significant investments in skills. We also work closely with local partners to support economic development through the transfer of knowledge, skills, and technology.
Bayer is a global enterprise with core competencies in the life science fields of healthcare and nutrition. We design our products and services to help people and the planet thrive by supporting efforts to address the unprecedented global challenges presented by a growing and ageing global population. At Bayer, we’re committed to drive sustainable development and generate a positive impact with our businesses. Through bold ideas and unprecedented insights, we’re pioneering new possibilities that advance life for all of us. That means reimagining how we care for ourselves and one another by empowering everyday health, improving approaches to patient care, and finding better ways to nourish our communities around the world.
CBRE Investment Management is a leading global real assets investment management firm with nearly $150 billion in assets under management, operating in more than 30 offices and 20 countries around the world. Through its investor-operator culture, the firm seeks to deliver sustainable investment solutions across real assets categories, geographies, risk profiles and execution formats. Our commitment to sustainability combines green investment principles with social and governance factors, including diversity, equity and inclusion, so our clients, people, and communities thrive.
Equiniti (EQ) provides expert shareholder, retirement, remediation, and credit services to our customers around the world. Our 6,500 strong team supports around 49% of the FTSE 100 and 35% of the S&P 500, with 35% of UK pensioners paid by our systems. EQ’s purpose is to care for every customer and simplify every transaction, whilst reducing our impact on the environment. We’re targeting Net Zero emissions by 2040 and supporting digitisation of the share industry to strengthen engagement and shareholder rights whilst reducing paper usage. Our inclusivity initiatives for both colleagues and customers have received national award recognition.
EVORA Global is dedicated to building a sustainable future. As a premier sustainability advisor, their comprehensive climate solutions for real asset investors are industry-leading. EVORA works with clients to improve their sustainability and reduce climate risk. With clients ranging from Invesco Real Estate to Hines and M&G, EVORA has become a trusted partner for many of the biggest names in global real estate. They offer consultancy services and their own software, SIERA, enabling clients to make informed investment decisions regarding climate change. EVORA is a purpose-driven business with the aim of accelerating the evolution and adoption of real asset sustainability for the benefit of the planet and its people.
greenpeople.earth provides software and hardware tools and economic products to the carbon economy. From science-backed carbon mitigation projects where we provided hardware kits and software for tracking and reporting carbon assets on the one hand to creating computational algorithms and data structures for carbon computation to UK SMEs, corporates and individuals on the other. We are developing bespoke financial and technological toolkits tailored to different carbon mitigation initiatives. These include legal contracts rendered on a SaaS platform, time stamped ledgers and tailored tracking Protocols.
KPMG in the UK
KPMG LLP, a UK limited liability partnership, operates from 22 offices across the UK with approximately 15,300 partners and staff. The UK firm recorded a revenue of £2.43 billion in the year ending 30 September 2021. KPMG is a global organisation of independent professional services firms providing Audit, Legal, Tax and Advisory services. It operates in 145 countries and territories, with more than 236,000 partners and employees working in member firms around the world. Each KPMG firm is a legally distinct and separate entity and describes itself as such
Linklaters LLP is a leading international law firm, and has advised on significant deals in over 100 countries. In addition to serving clients from our 30 offices and via our alliance with Allens and Webber Wentzel, Linklaters’ lawyers have expertise in key jurisdictions across Asia, emerging Europe, the Middle East and Africa. With more than 3,000 lawyers around the world, we provide market-leading advice across the full spectrum of legal specialities: our international reach and top-tier expertise in the core areas of corporate/M&A, litigation, capital markets, banking and structured finance are unrivalled. We support clients in achieving their strategies wherever they do business. We will build a lasting relationship with you to support your business as it adapts to market changes and the evolving regulatory landscape. We always work as one united team, offering seamless service across practices and offices, with a common focus on innovation, efficiency and agility – putting our clients at the heart of all we do.
Minviro is a leading consultancy and software company specialising in sustainability and life cycle assessment, focusing on the energy transition and the raw materials essential to powering it. We support companies in measuring and mitigating environmental impacts, enabling a sustainable energy transition. At Minviro, we're dedicated to driving positive change and creating a lasting impact within the energy transition sector. Through comprehensive assessments, cutting-edge software, and strategic support.
At Sage, we transform the way people think and work, enabling their organisations to thrive. Every day, all around the world, over 11,000 colleagues and local networks of accountants and partners support and enable business builder success. Sage began as a small business, and has expanded greatly to operate in 20 countries, helping to drive the business builders of today with a new generation of solutions to manage money and people. Sage envisions a world where all people and communities thrive because they are living with economic stability and social equality. If local communities thrive, so do we.
Shore Capital is an independent securities business offering institutional and corporate clients leading investment banking, research, sales and trading services, including fixed income. It is represented across the UK, enabling extensive distribution and institutional coverage. This distribution capability is complemented by the company’s experienced corporate advisory and broking team who offer discreet, innovative and valued advice to clients on both the Main Market and AIM. Shore Capital is also the 3rd largest market maker by number of AIM stocks covered. Shore Capital’s cross-disciplinary team has deep, market leading experience in a wide range of small and mid-cap UK companies within the following sectors: consumer, financials, healthcare, insurance, natural resources, real estate, support services, technology and media. Research on over 250 companies is distributed to an extensive institutional client base in the UK, Europe and the US.
SIX operates and develops infrastructure services for the Swiss and Spanish Stock Exchanges, for Post-Trade Services, Banking Services and Financial Information with the aim of raising efficiency, quality and innovative capacity across the entire value chain of the Swiss and Spanish financial centres. The company is owned by its users (120 banks). With a workforce of 3,685 employees and a presence in 20 countries, it generated operating income of CHF 1.5 billion and Group net profit of CHF 73.5 million in 2021.
Founded in 1977, Speedy Hire plc is the UK's leading provider of tools and equipment hire services to a wide range of customers in the construction, infrastructure, industrial, and support services markets, as well as to local trade, and retail. The Group provides complementary support services through the provision of training, asset management and compliance services, and operates from c.180 fixed sites and selected B&Q stores across the UK and Ireland, together with a number of on-site facilities at client locations and through a joint venture in Kazakhstan.
B Corp and four-day week environmental consultancy Tyler Grange has long been committed to the corporate sustainability practices of ESG, and believes that development is a key source of social mobility to level-up communities across the UK. As experts in arboriculture, ecology and landscape planning, Tyler Grange work with UK architects, housebuilders and developers to ensure that construction projects are delivered with optimal benefits to people and the environment.