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Environmental,
Social, and
Governance

Across every sector, MGO's team helps clients establish and evolve their ESG programs - with a particular focus on elevating their ESG strategies, exploring new opportunities, and responding to new risks.

The definition of value is evolving

Developing and refining your ESG program helps to assess emerging risks and articulate your value to all stakeholders. Further, measuring and reporting on your progress and successes can inspire employees, clients, investors, and communities.

Featured Services

Training and development

Whether developing a new ESG program or polishing an existing ESG program that is well established, MGO’s professionals provide CPE-credit training to get your team up-to-date on governance procedures, regulatory demands, and industry trends.
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Program assessment and gap analysis

Sophisticated quantitative and qualitative ESG disclosures are becoming the norm and future reporting requirements will become more rigorous. MGO can help you understand your material ESG risks, inventory your data sources, assess policies and procedures, and recommend solutions to elevate your processes and controls.
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Reporting​ and disclosures

An ESG program doesn’t run on autopilot, but elements of your internal and external ESG reporting need to be consistent. MGO can help you navigate the inputs to arrive at quality deliverables.
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Audit readiness

ESG program standards for reporting and disclosure are quickly evolving. MGO can help you understand, prepare for, and navigate various ESG-related audits. From risk assessments to controls-based audits – MGO has the ability.
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Green, social and sustainable bonds

MGO can help provide transparency and monitor the success of your green, social, and sustainable bonds – providing transparency to your investors and helping to drive towards net zero emission targets.
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Tax credit assessments

Claiming tax credits (state, local, or R&D)​ can be complex. Regulations and eligibility change, and a lot of documentation can be required. MGO takes a holistic view of your business to identify areas where tax credits can be applied.
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Risk assessment and mitigation plan

Meeting regulatory and reporting demands is a prerequisite for enterprise growth. We work to align systems and controls with core business goals to facilitate reporting, compliance, and risk management.
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Outsourcing and staffing augmentation

MGO can provide you with outsourced assistance to help you design your ESG program, develop policies and procedures, and implement and monitor your program.
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Due diligence for mergers and acquisitions

Investors want more context than assessments of financial, tax, legal structure, and technology. Today, it’s necessary to demonstrate you have a robust ESG program and that you are engaged in achieving your goals.
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Featured Insights

Emerging Perspectives on ESG

The regulatory updates, investor pressure, and societal expectations that guide ESG will continue to change and evolve. Discover what our thought leaders are saying about the topics our clients care about most.

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GASB Highlights Existing Mechanisms for ESG-related Disclosures

Reporting and disclosure of environmental, social, and governance (ESG)-related information has long been a priority in the private sector and is now…

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Carpe Diem: How the Cannabis Industry Can Seize the ESG Opportunity

When it comes to developing and integrating environmental, social, and governance (ESG) strategy for your organization, there is one consensus: to avoid…

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Scope 1, 2 and 3 GHG Emissions and their Potential Impact on SEC Reporting

In March 2022, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) proposed new regulations specific to climate-related disclosures which would impact…

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SEC Climate Disclosure Proposal: Charting the Path Forward

On March 21, 2022, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) issued a proposed rule that would require registrants to include climate-related…

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Private Equity and Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG): Risks and Opportunities

The private equity industry continues to push through the ambiguity surrounding ESG criteria to navigate risks and discover opportunities to increase…

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Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) Program Trends  in 2022

What can you expect for environmental, social and governance (ESG) in 2022? More change and progress.

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IRS Releases New Requirements for 2022 Research and Development Tax Credit Claims

What Qualifies a Taxpayer for the R&D Refund Claim?

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Corey Merrill

PARTNER, ENVIRONMENTAL, SOCIAL, AND GOVERNANCE

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Partner, Tax Credits and Incentives
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