ESG Industry UK
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UK Environmental, Social & Governance (ESG) Industry

Find out more about the UK’s ESG consulting and advisory industry and companies specialising supporting in environmental, social and governance initiatives. Access real-time market insights for this growing sector and download our free snapshot report today.

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What is Environmental, Social & Governance (ESG)?

ESG stands for environmental, social and governance. ESG is a framework used in organisations to help stakeholders understand how a company is managing risks and opportunities related to environmental, social and governance criteria.

In this RTIC, we’ve mapped ESG consultants and advisories in the UK. This includes businesses that consult on ESG factors and support clients in developing, managing and executing ESG initiatives.

ESG sector summary

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Here are the key facts about the ESG sector. The sector has a turnover of £4.8bn currently, has received £4.2bn of investment and the sector is growing at 7.3% per year.


ESG verticals

Our industry data goes deep. See the top verticals and specialisms making waves in the UK ESG industry today.

Our ESG RTIC is made up of 1 vertical,ESG Consultants. You can find out more about the vertical by downloading our RTIC report, or by signing up for a free trial of The Data City platform.

  • Sector Code Description Records
  • RTIC1111 ESG 1024 companies
    • ESG: ESG Consultants

      1060 companies

ESG industry growth

Based on a growth rate of 7.3%, we expect that this sector could be worth £5.5bn by 2024. Below you can see our forecast of the growth of the sector.

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