Transformation of ESG Steering Models

The news related to the European Green Deal subjects reporting frameworks to constant evolution, which must be accompanied by a redesign of the processes for collecting and consolidating non-financial data.

Our teams assist you daily in implementing and succeeding in your ESG projects, combining business expertise and digital know-how, change management, and project management.
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CAC40 companies


Clients supported in their ESG and CSR data collection


Social and environmental indicators deployed

Our solution

Bringing all our ESG and IT expertise to your organization for the industrialisation of processes and complete digitisation of the reporting framework.

Transformation of ESG Steering Models

Definition of the ESG Framework

  • Identify the applicable regulatory and normative framework,
  • Evaluate the maturity level of your organisation.

  • A major French agri-food industry group


    • Incorporate issues specific to CSRD (Corporate Sustainability Reporting Directive),
    • Internal stakeholder training,
    • Gap analysis and action plans.


    • Incorporate issues specific to CSRD (Corporate Sustainability Reporting Directive),
    • Bibliographic study of the documents provided,
    • Analysis of ESRS gaps on a data point level,
    • Workshop for feedback,
    • Traceability, work monitoring, and team onboarding via the Dimension platform,
    • Propose actions to address the gaps.


    • Training of Risk, CSR, and Finance teams on CSRD issues,
    • Recommendations made to improve the overall monitoring scheme,
    • Definition of an adapted software architecture.

    Optimisation of Processes

  • Assess the existing ESG processes,
  • Determine the steps to make them more effective in achieving a target structure.

  • A major French public works company


    • Evaluate the CSR process and provide improvement areas,
    • Audit a potential interface between the CSR tool and the client's internal tools,
    • Analyse the scope of CSR reporting versus financial scope,
    • Advise on a suitable CSR solution.


    • Exchange during workshops and meetings with local contributors and authorities,
    • Map internal tools to assess an interface with a CSR tool,
    • Analyse the application limit of financial data compared to CSR reporting,
    • Compare competing companies on consolidation rules.


    • Three-year support to improve the CSR reporting process,
    • Recommendations made to engage decision-makers,
    • Definition of an adapted software architecture.

    Construction of a Digital Architecture

  • Determine and implement digital responses adapted to ESG challenges.

  • A large international high-tech group


    • Collect and verify "Energy/Climate" data,
    • Ensure pre-regulatory audit verification of data by an external third party,
    • Analyse the scope of CSR reporting versus financial scope,
    • Advise on a suitable CSR solution.


    • Launch, animate, and monitor the "Energy/Climate" data collection campaign,
    • Implement verification processes for a clear presentation of various variations in data, results, and overall trends, facilitating the audit.


    • Regulatory verification completed without observations or reservations,
    • Configuration of result sheets by indicators,
    • Reliability of collected information and improvement of process robustness.

    Our Intervention Scope in the CSRD Implementation Process


    • Determine your key sustainability issues,
    • Identify internal and external stakeholders,
    • Conduct dedicated interviews,
    • Retranslate workshop results into a double materiality matrix.


    • Designate a team of thematic experts and a project steering committee to involve your organization,
    • Collect documentation and justifications related to each directive requirement,
    • Evaluate CSRD requirements at the data point level,
    • Establish the level of adequacy of your organization with CSRD based on a 5-level grading system.


    • Define, based on the Gap Analysis, the priority projects for publishing your first sustainability report,
    • Establish a macro and micro action plan per ESRS (tasks, schedule, level of criticality),
    • Design teams responsible for each topic,
    • Assist in steering and deploying the roadmap. 


    • Strategic analysis of gaps: Mapping CSRD indicators in tools, identifying availability and reliability to comply with CSRD, recommendations to simplify the reporting process.
    • Reporting Structuring: Update of the reporting protocol, adapted indicator sheets, organizational mobilization, formalization of the audit process.
    • Reporting Digitalization: Implementation of adapted tools, specific modules according to challenges (risks, data verification, etc.).

    Our dedicated offers


    Precisely identify the gaps between your company's existing ESG practices and regulatory requirements.
    • Roadmap definition
    • Comprehensive evaluation of datapoints
    • Recommendations for improvements
    • Roadmap definition
    CSRD directive


    Recommend, configure, and adapt a digital solution specifically addressing your needs and ESG challenges.
    • Analyse indicator frameworks
    • Define the architecture of the target tooling adapted to your organisation's context
    • Carry out the implementation of your solution
    • Support your project deployment
    CSRD directive


    To assist you in the administration of your reporting campaigns and in achieving your sustainability goals
    • Define and optimise the processes for data collection, management, and monitoring.
    • Support contributors and validators during campaigns.
    • Configure and optimise your reporting tools to ensure data reliability


    Piloter les phases préparatoires à la mise en oeuvre de la directive CSRD pour mobiliser votre organisation.
    • Regulatory basis
    • Gap Analysis
    • Progress reporting
    • Collaborative action plan
    CSRD directive

    Our Sustain Service

    Ensuring the Sustainability of Your Digital Solution

    Our team of consultants accompanies you daily to ensure the optimal functioning of your digital platform. With VP Sustain, you are guaranteed to evolve within your business solution with peace of mind.

    They trust us

    “VPWhite worked with our CSR team for several months to coordinate and manage the reporting campaigns. They were able to advise us throughout for a better understanding of the issues and an optimised management of the processes, while adapting to our organisation and our tools.

    Their expertise gave us real peace of mind and real strategic recommendations to develop our reporting and meet the ever-increasing requirements. A sustainable collaboration !”
    Pierre-Maxime CATTELAIN
    Responsable RSE chez Bonduelle
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