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Listening Time:

27 min

Episode 157: A Promise of Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) Consulting—with Heather Burns

ESG consulting can allow you to can have social impact through your consulting business. But what is it and why should you consider it for your business?

On this week’s episode of the Craft of Consulting Podcast ESG consultant and expert, Heather Burns walks through what it is, what it means, what the demand looks like right now, and the types of transferable skills you could apply to this work.


Heather Burns

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Episode Details

Heather Burns forged her path into ESG consulting and shares how other consultants can transfer skills they have to pursue this type of consulting as well. In this episode, we talk about:

  • Defining ESG consulting

  • Recognizing the demand for ESG consultants

  • Understanding what skills and experience you need for ESG consulting

  • Transferring knowledge and skills you have today to ESG consulting

  • Breaking down the dimensions of ESG consulting

  • Avoiding greenwashing and other pitfalls of doing this work with companies

  • Getting started down the path to ESG consulting

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