People | Planet | Prosperity

We work with diverse organisations across different industries to address a broad range of sustainability requirements and challenges.

Sustainability policies and strategies

An environmental policy or sustainability policy is only effective if it helps to drive efficiency in your business. We work with clients to deliver policies that speak to the day to day business operations and set out a clear governance structure for implementation, including linking with other business policies as appropriate.

We develop clear roadmaps for transitioning to more sustainable business operations. Mapping of risks and opportunities for the business operations and setting measurable targets for tracking progress. Development of plans and templates for internal decision-making.

Sustainability reporting and communications

Mapping, reporting and communicating positive environmental and social behaviours is now essential to business operations. We highlight opportunities for continuous improvement and provide clear reports to effectively communicate with stakeholders, shareholders and investors.

Avoid greenwash by developing a consistent method for evidencing social media, website and other public marketing statements.

Workshops, facilitation and training

We provide a range of sustainability workshops and training sessions aimed at C-Suite, manager level, employees and consultants. Examples include, but are not limited to:

  • The global context for sustainability
  • An introduction to sustainable finance
  • Commercial awareness for environmental professionals
  • Facilitation of sustainability strategy workshops

Environmental, social and governance (ESG)  assessment, auditing, due diligence and reporting

Identifying and effectively managing ESG risks and issues are fundamental to business success. We undertake comprehensive ESG assessments in line with international standards of projects, portfolios and organisations in order to support robust decision making. We identify gaps and actions required to mitigate current and future risks to ensure long term resilience.

Management systems and frameworks

We work with clients to design environmental, sustainability or ESG management systems, helping to develop the People, Policies and Processes required in order to manage the organisation’s approach to decision-making. Whether this is designing an entirely new strategy or mapping an existing one, we work with our clients to deliver a system that works with the existing business processes.

Impact management and measurement

We work with impact investors, development organizations, foundations and companies to identify impact metrics, design methods for effective measurement and implement actions to actively manage impact. We utilise established frameworks such as the UN Sustainable Development Goals and also develop bespoke tools and methods to measure and manage what matters to your business.

Climate resilience

Climate change is creating complex risks for businesses in terms of both physical impacts and the policy implications associated with moving towards net-zero. We work with businesses to ensure their operations are climate resilient by undertaking climate risk assessments, identifying practical carbon reduction strategies and aligning their businesses with climate policy and guidelines (e.g. Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures).

Sustainability Coaching

We teach you how to integrate sustainability principles into your business practices.

Coaching includes helping you to understand the language, map out your risks and identify your opportunities. Whether you need a sustainability report, some help with environmental footprinting or a comprehensive sustainability strategy, we will guide you through the steps so that you can feel confident implementing a sustainable business plan going forward.

Emma has become a much trusted advisor of our Sustainability Team as we begin to really push our agenda within our company and raise the profile of our Sustainability priorities. Receiving independent guidance, support and advocacy is vitally important to our team and Emma does this in a completely professional, supportive and pragmatic way.

Louise NeedhamSustainability Manager, Quorn Food

[Emma] really helped us to see our goal and the direction we wanted the business to go in. [She] really helped to make our policies realistic and something that wouldn’t bog us down, which was one of our worries. Can’t wait to see what we can do next year!

Richard AlsopDirector, Edge Events

As a sustainability professional the area of sustainable finance was really quite new to me and Greg and Emma were able to make the course engaging and full of valuable information for me to use and think about both in my professional and personal life. I have even been able to reference some of what I learnt when talking to senior business leaders and it has proved to be another valuable tool to have in the back pocket.

Rebecca HarrisDiscipline Manager – Infrastructure Projects, Safety & Sustainable Development, Network Rail