Our boutique sustainability consulting firm specializes in comprehensive, financially focused, ESG solutions.

We improve corporate financial performance by developing and integrating tailored sustainability solutions for clients, primarily in the U.S. and Europe. Each project aims to consistently improve business-critical ESG metrics, year-on-year. 

Key services include:

Highlights of our Work in the News

(2023) Publication of client Sustainability Report
Optinova Group 2022 Sustainability Report Published Today
"Key highlights from the Optinova Group Sustainability Report 2022 include:

(2021) Interview in the BBC
Personal accountability encourages positive social behaviour.
"Imagine living on a little island in the Baltic Sea 100 years ago. You took care of your neighbours and they took care of you, because there was no one else. Somehow the Ålanders haven't lost that kindness." Rather than an especially "cooperative" society, it's a "kind society aware of the strengths and failings of each other and accepting of each because we're all in this together."

(2019) On the Åland Islands of Finland I led a project to turn an empty historic building into a Pop-up Sustainable Small Business Center.

"New Business Concept Grows in Mariehamn" - Swedish text at Ålandstidningen

"Michael will gather Åland businesses under one roof" - Swedish text at Nya Åland

"He plans a Sustainability Center in the Stone Warehouse" - Swedish text at Nya Åland

(2016) Contributing to the Regional Sustainability Plan with Bärkraft Åland (Page 10).

(2011) With the Patagonia volunteer team I helped clean-up a scenic rafting waterway - the Concord River.

"CORPORATE VOLUNTEERS... Patagonia Employees Make An Impact" - Lowell Parks & Conservation Trust

Key Certifications


Certificate in Data Analytics via the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA)

Foundations of Financial Risk Certificate via the Global Association of Risk Professionals (GARP)

Investment Foundations Certificate via the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Institute

Generative AI Overview for Project Managers via the Project Management Institute (PMI)


Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification via the Project Management Institute (PMI)

Fundamentals of Sustainability Accounting (FSA) Credential via the IFRS Foundation 

Introduction to Scenario Analysis and Understanding the recommendations of the TCFD via the Financial Stability Board’s Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD) 

Setting Science-Based Targets to Achieve Net-Zero via the United Nations Global Compact

Transitioning to the GRI Standards 2021 Update via the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI)

Skills in Action

Additional Works

Academic Writings

Available at Academia.edu

Thank you for your time today.

Email: info@michaeltaevs.com

LinkedIn: Michael Taevs Consulting