Investing in sustainability

In the face of a socially and environmentally-constrained future we have to think differently.

With clear understanding, ESG risks can be managed and opportunities identified.

Alex Hetherington, of the Third Line Group is a leading sustainability analyst with 25-years’ experience in strategic ESG thinking.

Alex consults to, and trains, organisations on issues such as ESG strategy; climate change; and, investor ESG risk and opportunity analysis. He is a member of the Advisory Committee of The ESG Exchange, and hosts its popular First Tuesday’s webinar series on all issues ESG. Alex holds an MSc from Imperial College, London, in Environmental Management and a CPA from Columbia University in New York City in Sustainable Finance and Investment.

Our Services

ESG Strategy

Why embark on a sustainability journey? What are the fundamentals? What are the risks? What are the opportunities? Can it drive financial value? How do you embed this in an organisation?

ESG investor analysis

Exclusionary screening, positive selection, ESG integration and impact investment. The investor community is increasingly being asked to interrogate ESG performance. What does this look like for companies and investors alike?

Climate change scenario analysis + reporting

Climate change is happening, we just don’t know how much! By understanding climate scenarios, organisations can understand the different physical and transitional risks they face, and how to report these to their stakeholders, including the investor community.

Executive/board ESG + climate training

Boards and executive committees are expected to hold expertise on ESG. Who is asking for this? How much information do they need? To whom to they report this?

ESG experience in numbers

20+

SUSTAINABILITY
REPORTS

240+

GDP ACCOUNTING
REPORTS

80+

CORPORATE CDP
SUBMISSIONS

2+

DECARBONISATION
(TRANSITION) PLANS

7+

TCFD REPORTS &
CLIMATE SCENARIO
ANALYSIS

30+

CARBON CREDIT GREENHOUSE GAS
VERIFICATION

10+

INVESTOR + CORPORATE
SUSTAINABILITY
STRATEGIES

Companies

In addition to his private consulting work, Alex is also the co-founder of carbon management and climate change consultancy, Carbon Calculated, and sustainable event management company, TonneZero.

About Carbon Calculated

Founded in 2008, Carbon Calculated is South Africa’s oldest independent carbon management consultancy and now services clients globally. Specialists in carbon footprinting, GHG verification, CDP reporting, Science-based Targets, TCFD (IFRS S2) and TNFD, Carbon Calculated helps companies to affordably unpack carbon and climate change demands

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About TonneZero

A partnership between Carbon Calculated, environmental law firm, EcoImpact, and individual shareholders, TonneZero is trained in advising and implementing the ISO20121 sustainable management system into public events and venues.

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