Our ESG Impact

Delivering capital projects that build a more sustainable world.

In today’s business landscape, aligning projects with Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) considerations is crucial. Stakeholders demand sustainability, social responsibility, and strong governance, prompting organizations to reassess strategies. At 10/6, we help you navigate ESG complexities with tailored solutions, integrating these vital concerns into your core strategy, ensuring long-term success and responsible corporate citizenship.

In addition, we offer a ESG training series as a service to help you implement a robust ESG-aware culture within your own organization. By leveraging our expertise, your team will be empowered to make informed decisions, drive sustainable growth, and navigate the ever-evolving ESG landscape with confidence.

ESG University

10/6 is proud to present our ‘ESG University,’ an extensive series of internal training programs designed to equip our project management experts with in-depth knowledge of ESG alignment considerations and regulations across various industries. Whether it’s defining project health metrics to govern the success of a project or tailoring project status communications to more effectively reach underserved community stakeholders impacted by a project or identifying ways to reduce a project team’s carbon footprint – ESG is front and center with every project we deliver. Our rigorous training curriculum transforms our project managers into ESG subject matter experts, ensuring they are well-versed in the latest trends, best practices, and compliance requirements to better serve your organization.

ESG Case Studies

Coal Ash Removal at Decommissioned Power Plants

A major utility in a southeastern U.S. state of coal ash ponds wanted to clean up 12 coal ash ponds at decommissioned power plants. Our team provides oversight, identifies improvement opportunities, and ensures consistency across all sites. By removing toxic coal ash, we aim to protect the environment, prevent pollution, and safeguard public health.


The initiative focuses on the remediation of coal ash ponds resulting from the decommissioning of 12 coal-fired power plants in a southeastern U.S. state. Our role is to provide additional oversight in terms of costs, schedule, risks, and change management. We aim to identify opportunities for improvement, conduct in-depth reviews of project variances, and offer recommendations to enhance consistency across all sites.

We conduct monthly site visits to meet with on-site project teams and discuss the progress of the work. Our team submits a monthly assessment report to the local power company, outlining observations and control analyses for each site to help identify trends, challenges, and achievements. The ultimate goal is to keep the project on schedule and within budget.

The project has significant environmental implications as coal ash contains a toxic mix of mercury, cadmium, arsenic, and other heavy metals. This waste can pollute waterways, endanger wildlife, and cause respiratory illnesses for those living nearby large storage ponds.

The process of coal ash removal mitigates both groundwater pollution sources and the risk of catastrophic spills resulting from containment failures due to extreme weather events such as floods. By cleaning up these coal ash ponds, the project aims to have a positive impact on the environment and the well-being of surrounding communities.

Empowering Economies through Sustainable Energy Infrastructure

A major Western Public Utility embarked on an ambitious project to set up 500 miles of renewable power infrastructure, aiming to boost the rural economy while meeting their decarbonization targets. With an aggressive timeline of being in service by 2025, the $1.8 billion renewable energy program was identified to enhance electric reliability by 2030, in accordance with US guidelines, and achieve state decarbonization goals.


To ensure a successful implementation of the project, the public utility collaborated with 10/6, which provided a dedicated Project Management Office (PMO) team for risk assessment, cost controls, and scheduling for the multi-billion dollar portfolio. 10/6 leveraged a dual cost and schedule analyst model to keep costs and dates aligned, offering proactive portfolio analysis to manage monthly cash flow. Additionally, a standalone program was introduced to pilot cutting-edge processes, tools, and methodologies, along with program-level reporting for senior leadership.

The strategic partnership with 10/6 proved to be highly effective, resulting in a low monthly forecast variance of around 1%, serving as a powerful driver of achieving annual spending targets. The strong collaboration and commitment to innovation enabled the Western Public Utility to progress steadily toward their goal of setting up a robust renewable power infrastructure to support the rural economy and achieve their decarbonization targets.

This project highlights the importance of strategic planning, effective partnership, and innovative approaches in achieving complex, large-scale infrastructure projects. The project not only aligns with the utility’s decarbonization goals but also serves as a model for other public utilities and private entities looking to transition towards sustainable energy sources. By demonstrating the feasibility and benefits of such large-scale infrastructure projects, partnership with 10/6 sets the stage for further innovation and investment in renewable energy, fostering a greener, more prosperous future for all.

ESG Investment

10/6 is dedicated to managing the ESG investment landscape and investing in sustainable initiatives. Our consultants provide expert guidance on responsible investment opportunities, while we actively support projects like the Gulch Environment Foundation and the NPUC. We participate in UN Sustainability Reporting, reflecting our commitment to transparency and ESG principles. Partner with 10/6 to benefit from our expertise, investment insights, and passion for fostering a sustainable future.

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