For B.C. Businesses

Our services

Whether you are new to ESG or already have an ESG strategy that needs actioning, the team at the Centre is ready to assist you with the following services: 

  • One-on-one assistance to help organizations navigate the ESG landscape  
  • Support decision making and highlight key practices for your industry 
  • Facilitate connections to experts, educators, and resources

Overview of the process

1. Contact us

Reach out through the contact us page, and let us know your interest in ESG advisory services.

2. ESG self-assessment

Complete the 20-minute ESG Self-Assessment Form to identify your ESG maturity.

3. One-on-one discussion

Meet with our advisory services team and receive tailored ESG support.

4. Access tools and resources

Get exclusive access to tools and resources that will support your ESG journey, including primers on materiality and reporting.

5. Ongoing support

We’re here for you, whether you are simply curious, want to learn about ESG or start taking action.

6. Share your progress

Your feedback is valuable for continuous improvement.

Local ESG learning opportunities

Looking for practical courses on ESG? These local programs offer participants education on ESG from understanding frameworks and concepts to incorporating ESG into strategies and action. 

Frequently asked questions  

Client services are geared towards businesses located in BC that seek guidance and assistance in ESG.

Client services are no cost to business clients. All discussions, and associated tools and resources, are free to access. The Centre is delivered through the Ministry of Jobs, Economic Development and Innovation.

It depends entirely on the client’s needs and preferences and differs from client to client. It may be as short as a half-hour discussion to a total of 2-3 hours (over a course of a few weeks) covering topics such as an ESG maturity assessment, materiality primer and/or appropriate reporting standards with an advisor.

Virtual, online meetings (e.g. MS Teams), with communication through phone and/or email.