Our sustainability and ESG services
Our team of consultants have in-depth knowledge and experience in providing sustainability and ESG communications for blue-chip companies across a broad range of sectors. We help these organisations define, articulate and communicate value to their stakeholders by combining strategy, analytics, technology and creative storytelling in a way that no others can.
Our research, insights and advisory-led approach to consultancy and reporting in the sustainability space is also leading the industry. Our team has an unrivalled reputation as convenors and collaborators, engaging in many influential partnerships and industry events.
We help prepare your sustainability strategy, based on best practices and a desktop review of peers and competitor policies. To inform the sustainability strategy development we often conduct a materiality assessment to identify priority issues, where a key stage is the stakeholder engagement stage.
We conduct an on-line survey followed-up with internal and external interviews. Collected and analysed qualitative data helps the business gain a sense of the issues, sub-themes and topics that are most important to stakeholders.
We provide strategic reporting consultancy to support your objectives with sustainability communications across the reporting suite and website. We can also provide elevated storytelling and a sustainability narrative that connects with initiatives and stories of the year.
Our facilitated workshops help reflect what is important for the future, by aligning key stakeholders of your business and helping them understand and respond to sustainability reporting challenges. Our strategic advice includes preparation to report against key frameworks and benchmarks such as GRI, SASB and TCFD.
SUSTAINABILITY MESSAGING, CONTENT AND CAMPAIGNS
We develop a thorough understanding of your business, your stakeholders and their needs, interests and preferences. We also analyse the positioning of your peers to determine which position is open for you to claim and how you can differentiate.
We help define and write all sets of narratives and key messages relating to your sustainability positioning. This is likely to include the research findings to ensure key stakeholder touchpoints are leveraged through the provision and distribution of content across a calendar. The communications plan includes performance measuring to help us all understand whether collaterals are being read, understood, appreciated and acted upon as intended.
Materiality assessments are the first step towards identifying the social and environmental topics that matter most to your business and its stakeholders. We take a data-driven and qualitative approach to materiality assessments that’s tailored to the needs of your business, interviewing a wide range of stakeholders to get an intimate understanding of their needs and interests.
Our methodology is shaped by decades of experience in corporate reporting. We bring corporate, investor, sector- and topic-specific knowledge that enables us to cut through complex issues and prioritise what’s important to your business. We understand your business model and competitive advantage and use this knowledge as the strategic foundation for advising on materiality.
We help you understand which sustainability raters, rankers, reporting and disclosure frameworks are most important for your investors and business, while supporting you in setting out parameters for what to focus on in the short, medium and long-term.
Our ESG landscape review and findings serve to identify the drivers and considerations for each of the frameworks, transparency initiatives and raters and suggest which ones you should prioritise in future.