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Achilles & BDO India Collaborate for BRSR Core Compliance

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Achilles & BDO India Collaborate for BRSR Core Compliance

We are pleased to announce our collaboration with BDO India to empower Indian businesses in their journey towards BRSR Core compliance.

SEBI’s BRSR Core requirements are reshaping the Indian corporate landscape and as these requirements gain momentum; this collaboration will enable India’s biggest organisations to comply with SEBI’s new BRSR Core requirements ahead of the compliance requirement by FY 2024-25 for select companies.

BDO India’s regulatory expertise combined with Achilles’ ESG supply chain prowess will ensure businesses navigate this transformation seamlessly.

What to Expect: A comprehensive BRSR Core compliance solution tailored for India’s leading companies, ensuring they meet the upcoming deadlines. With BDO India’s regulatory insights and Achilles’ extensive ESG data collection and validation, businesses can confidently address the BRSR Core’s stringent requirements.

Words from the Leaders: Dipankar Ghosh, BDO’s practice leader for Sustainability and ESG, said “India’s leading listed companies need to move quickly to meet the requirements stipulated by SEBI. This collaboration will help us to offer our clients a comprehensive sustainable supply chain solution including data capture, verification, scoring and reporting tools.”

Smitha Shetty, Achilles Regional Director, APAC, said “The structure and sheer scale of today’s supply chains mean that ESG issues and their causes can be extremely hard to identify, understand and eradicate requiring intensive and sustained effort to monitor and report at required frequencies and the data required goes far beyond regular operational boundaries. Often, we see companies relying on data sources of questionable provenance and accuracy which undermine their reporting and expose them to necessary regulatory risk. We are delighted to be partnering with BDO India to provide a truly comprehensive BRSR Core compliance solution that combines both BDO India’s legislative and strategy expertise and our exceptional ESG supply chain services experience gained over 12 years of auditing suppliers here in India in +20 Indian local languages.” 

Learn More: For partnership inquiries, Dipankar Ghosh, BDO at or Smitha Shetty at

About Us: 

BDO India – BDO is the fifth largest professional services organisation globally, operating in more than 160 countries and employing over 111,300 professionals globally. The team in India consists of over 7500* professionals in India, led by more than 270 Partners and Directors operating out of 18 offices across 12 key cities. Built on the back of a rich blend of experience and expertise, BDO India offers a range of services in Assurance, Tax, Advisory, Business Services & Outsourcing and Digital Services to clients across industries.

*Including their shared services centres in India

Achilles – For more than 30 years, Achilles has protected organisations’ business interests and reputations by providing unrivalled levels of supply chain transparency, carbon reduction and management. Achilles is the ESG and carbon management partner of choice for the world’s leading global brands.

Achilles specialises in supporting customers that require truly robust environmental, social and governance reporting to fully comply with ESG regulation, meet investor requirements and achieve their own ambitious sustainability goals. It works with market-leading financial, industrial, commercial and governmental organisations requiring the serious, detailed analysis and expert insight necessary to deliver exceptional supplier selection and reporting confidence.

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