EY launches global Sustainable Finance Innovation Hub in Dublin to propel ESG advancements for financial institutions worldwide

EY’s latest endeavour involves the establishment of a groundbreaking Sustainable Finance Innovation Hub in Dublin, designed to serve as a catalyst for financial institutions worldwide to advance their environmental, social and governance (ESG) agendas. This strategic move marks a substantial expansion of EY Ireland’s existing sustainable finance team, with ambitious plans to onboard an additional 40 specialists who will specialise across the three fundamental pillars of ESG. Spearheaded by seasoned EY Ireland Financial Services Partner Sean MacHale, the hub is poised for exponential growth over the next year, driven by burgeoning demand from clients across the globe. Furthermore, leveraging a meticulously curated network of sustainability experts spanning Europe, Asia Pacific and the US, the Dublin-based hub is poised to emerge as a nexus for delivering cutting-edge insights and strategic guidance on ESG reporting. With a targeted focus on critical areas such as biodiversity preservation, EU regulatory compliance and alignment with global sustainability objectives, the hub aims to empower financial institutions with the knowledge and tools necessary to navigate the evolving landscape of sustainable finance effectively.

Source: EY launches Global Sustainable Finance Innovation Hub in Dublin to accelerate ESG progress for financial firms | EY Ireland

About the Authors

Associate Director, Investment Banking

Prachurjya has over 16 years of experience in investment banking with Acuity Knowledge Partners. At Acuity, he has led sector and product-specialist pilot teams across Capital Markets, ESG, Debt Advisory, Loan Syndications, Metals & Mining and Real Estate. He has been actively involved in setting up and on-boarding new ESG Advisory, ESG DCM and Sustainable Finance teams for various bulge bracket investment banks. Within DCM and Rating Advisory, he has been instrumental in helping the clients achieve over 30% in annual savings on both regular and adhoc tasks through standardization of the outputs and deployment of our proprietary BEAT tools.

Delivery Manager, Investment Banking

Puja has 6 years of extensive experience in ESG, Climate Change & Sustainability and she is supervising the ESG team at Acuity. She also has diverse experience in conducting ESIA, EHS compliance audits, ESG Risks and Controls, EHS & ESG Due Diligence assessments. Prior to joining Acuity, she was working with companies like KPMG Global Services, EY India and ERM India. She has expertise in provisioning extensive research requirements for clients through preparation of Peer Benchmarking, Target Compilation, Sustainability report, Sustainable Finance Updates and Sectoral ESG Thematic Detailing Engagement.

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