HowESG - What we do?

HowESG is an independent consultancy that provides specialist technical advice and develops innovative and implementable solutions in a range of areas including:

  • Corporate social (environmental) responsibility (CSR) and governance
  • Sustainable (environmentally) responsible investment (SRI) and reporting
  • Environmental, social, and governance (ESG) issues and strategies

HowESG - How we help?

  • Undertaking market research, strategy development, creating business cases, identifying possible funding sources, project management, tendering, drafting reports, developing communication materials.
  • Designing robust corporate plans, environmental strategies and policies, and recommending associated governance, management and public performance reporting systems.
  • Identifying, assessing and benchmarking your organisations or your pension funds investments key financially material ESG risks (eg. climate change) and opportunities (eg. clean technology).
  • Integrating sustainable and responsible investment (SRI) and incorporating financially material ESG issues into your corporate governance, pension funds investment strategy, and internal and external communications.
  • Developing client specifications and or supplier tender responses (eg. for CSR, SRI and ESG mandates), and advising on supplier selection exercises.
HowESG has specialist knowledge of the UK public, commercial, and third sectors, and Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS) and its pension funds.

The services provided do not include investment advice and do not fall within the scope of regulated activities.

HowESG - Who we help?

Currently including:

  • UK environmental charity
  • UK investment trust PLC
  • EU private equity asset management company
  • Global asset management company
  • Local Government Association & 3 LGPS funds

Potentially include:

  • asset owners and asset managers
  • charities, foundations, and family offices
  • listed and private companies
  • public bodies

HowESG - Connect

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Examples of published work is available here or here

Howard Pearce

Executive Director, HowESG Ltd

Mobile: +44 (0) 7768 278421

Company Registration Number 08985035

About HowESG

HowESG was established in 2013 and incorporated as a limited company in 2014. Howard Pearce is the founder and Executive Director of HowESG Ltd, a specialist environmental, asset stewardship and governance consultancy business. His non-executive roles include Director of Menhaden Capital PLC, Advisor to Board of Response Global Media, independent Chair of the F&C Responsible Investment Advisory Council (AUM £1.5bn), independent Chair of the Boards of the Avon and Wiltshire Pension Funds (AUM £3bn), Board member of Cowes Harbour Commission a UK trust port, and a Trustee member of the Board, plus Investment and Audit Committees of the NHS 'Above and Beyond’ charity.

Previously he was the Head of the Environment Agency £2.3bn pension fund and a trustee member of its Pensions and Investment Committee. Under his leadership the fund won >30 UK, EU and global awards for its financially and environmentally responsible investment, best practice fund governance, public reporting and e-communications. Prior to this he held senior executive roles in the environment, water, leisure and e-publishing sectors.