Established in 2016 as a sole proprietorship, Decoding Sustainability with Matthew Yamatin was created to provide a more nimble, personal and effective support option for corporate sustainability teams looking to accelerate net positive change in their businesses. With over ten years of experience working with Fortune 500 companies such as Unilever, Biogen, Whole Foods, State Street, and Westinghouse, I have the expertise to help you achieve your corporate goals.
Environmental Sustainability: Supporting the progression of corporate programs at all levels of maturity from initial establishment of data collection and reporting procedures through advanced target setting and initiative implementation. For resource-limited teams, support can be expanded to full management of the data collection, quality control and reporting process, including the greenhouse gas inventory.
Climate Change: Guiding corporate sustainability teams through evolving expectations and opportunities including the development of public positions, industry coalitions, risk mitigation, renewable energy procurement, science-based targets, carbon neutrality, and an internal price on carbon.
Investor and Stakeholder Disclosures: Leading corporations through the sea of requests to determine high-value targets. Decoding Sustainability has a long track record of efficiently managing the reporting process to achieve the deserved outcome.
Sustainability Program Development: Advising on prioritization of program development to maximize returned value based on client-specific strategy and risk appetite.
Green Buildings: Managing LEED analysis and certification process. Experience with the new LEEDv4 rating system.
Energy, Water, and Waste Efficiency: Performing high-level building portfolio and fleet performance analysis down to single-facility mapping and opportunity assessments.
Supply Chain: Incorporating non-financial aspects into sourcing process including ESG risk assessment and audit programs, high priority regulatory/stakeholder, expectation setting, selection criteria, and mutually beneficial partnerships.