Sustainability and corporate social responsibility data software provider ESG Playbook and decarbonization and energy transition-focused consulting services provider Igneous Solutions announced today a new strategic partnership.

The new collaboration will combine ESG Playbook’s proprietary ESG benchmarking & reporting platform with Igneous’ Energy Transition Solutions and management consulting services to deliver ‘Net-zero as a Service’ (NAAS) solutions for oil, gas and mining companies. ESG Playbook will become part of the Igneous Solutions Energy Transition Pathway, a network of partnerships with complementary tool, technology, and service providers that accelerates delivery of breakthrough client results.

Sonia Zugel, CEO and founder of ESG Playbook, said:

“C-level executives use our peer ESG benchmarks & reporting to comply with regulatory standards, effective resource allocations in budgets and planning, and invest for sustainable growth while reducing energy costs. The Igneous-ESG Playbook partnership pairs Igneous’s collaborative approach and deep expertise in Energy Transition value creation with ESG Playbook’s benchmark and reporting database to help private and public Energy companies meet their Net Zero ambitions and balance growth with operational efficiencies.”

Founded in 2019, ESG Playbook provides sustainability reporting solutions to multinational, public and private organizations around the world, with an emphasis on the financial sector with specific modules for asset managers and private equity. The platform supports frameworks and standards including Task Force on Climate-Related Financial Disclosures (TCFD), Stakeholder Capitalism Metrics (Big Four Accounting Firms), SASB, GRI, United Nations Sustainability Goals, UN PRI, SFDR, and Greenhouse Gas Protocol (GHG Protocol).

Igneous provides energy transition-focused ESG consulting services, helping oil, gas and mining clients identify opportunities, define strategy, finance solutions and develop a roadmap for execution. The company also collaborates with academia on supporting a faster, more just energy transition, and engages in global net zero initiatives, helping companies implement large-scale green transition projects.

Farakh Masood, Managing Director of Igneous Solutions, said:

“This partnership enables us to further accelerate and enhance client results. Our tailored approach coupled with insights driven by ESG Playbook’s extensive dataset helps companies move quickly from diagnosis to action to results. This accelerates the decisions needed to design an Energy Transition transformation strategy, optimize a product portfolio, drive engineering efficiency, or improve go-to-market performance. It also enables our Private Equity clients to create better outcomes through new insights in ESG and Energy Transition KPI’s, due diligence and post-acquisition operational improvements.”