Corporate Governance & ESG

Amidst the fast-evolving regulatory landscape of environmental social governance, Pragma takes a practical approach to Environmental Social Governance through a simple, five step processes to creating or reviewing a sustainability framework tailored to your organisation.

From small businesses to ASX listed entities, we offer personalised advice suitable to each stage of an organisation’s ESG journey. Our ground up approach moves from a comprehensive review of existing governance frameworks, policies and procedures to the creation of a sustainability framework through the below 5 step process.

Our 5 step process to achieve a Sustainability Framework is simply as follows:

  1. 1

    Review – the first step is to assess your current ESG position;

  2. 2

    Identify – we can then identify your impact through understanding your organisation;

  3. 3

    Advise – our written advice which includes a recommended Sustainability Framework to fit your organisation;

  4. 4

    Implement – we draft relevant charters, policies and procedures and meet with board members, executives, management and stakeholders to implement a Sustainability Framework; and

  5. 5

    Assess – finally, we create a due diligence process in which we can enable you to monitor the effectiveness of the Sustainability Framework.

Our general advice includes:

  • General advice on current and evolving ESG reporting requirements including advice on sustainability reporting and regulatory requirements for corporate disclosures relating to sustainability reporting

  • General governance advice, including external assessment and review of current corporate governance framework, strategy, processes, policies, plans and procedures and adhoc company secretarial assistance

  • Legal review of Sustainability Reports, Company announcements and corporate disclosures

  • Advice on reporting requirements under the Modern Slavery Act 2018 (Cth), including the legal review of or drafting of a Modern Slavery Statement

Corporate Governance & ESG contacts

What our clients say

Aaron is an extremely hard working and dedicated professional. His commitment to client service is second to none, and hes a good bloke too. Its probably a bit cliché to say Pragma are pragmatic but really that’s a great way to describe it. The reason I do recommend Pragma is beacuse I know when I send a client or an associate to Pragma that theyre going to be happy with the outcome that they receive.

John Bell

Hall Chadwick & Pendragon Capital

I regularly refer my clients and my personal legal work to Aaron and his team. They are very much at the forefront of the industry with fixed fees and the quality of service. I would highly recommend Aaron and his team at Pragma Legal without reservation.

Mitchell Walmsley

Affluence Chartered Accountants

I want to again express my thanks to Deborah for the sage advice provided with regards to our client contract. Both us and the client were pleased with the outcome as with Deborah’s help we were able to find a middle ground that satisfied everyone’s concerns. The client was impressed with our response. Being our largest client, it was important that we arrived at a reasonable agreement with them – I am grateful for the assistance Deborah provided.

Ben Song

SquareAlpha

Aaron is an extremely hard working and dedicated professional. His commitment to client service is second to none, and hes a good bloke too. Its probably a bit cliché to say Pragma are pragmatic but really that’s a great way to describe it. The reason I do recommend Pragma is beacuse I know when I send a client or an associate to Pragma that theyre going to be happy with the outcome that they receive.

John Bell

Hall Chadwick & Pendragon Capital

I regularly refer my clients and my personal legal work to Aaron and his team. They are very much at the forefront of the industry with fixed fees and the quality of service. I would highly recommend Aaron and his team at Pragma Legal without reservation.

Mitchell Walmsley

Affluence Chartered Accountants

I regularly refer my clients and my personal legal work to Aaron and his team. They are very much at the forefront of the industry with fixed fees and the quality of service. I would highly recommend Aaron and his team at Pragma Legal without reservation.

Mitchell Walmsley

Affluence Chartered Accountants

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