Strategic sustainability

As sustainability moves up the boardroom agenda, it is increasingly being integrated into corporate level strategic planning. Management now need to balance increased regulation, protecting the brand and ensuring stable supply chains with seeking opportunity for enhanced performance and using the sustainability agenda for strategic advantage.

Developing and integrating a detailed sustainability vision into your long-term strategic plan in a way that creates lasting value whilst also building public trust is a common challenge for all types of organisations.

We can help you to:

  • Identify your issues and goals to determine where the pressures are likely to be and raise awareness of what needs to happen to make your business more sustainable.
  • Prioritise these issues from both a sustainability and commercial point of view. This will help you recognise and better manage risk, improve efficiency, revenue potential, growth and other opportunities.
  • Map the short and long-term ambitions for your sustainability vision, assess the risks, and address any gaps in delivery.
  • Support the alignment and integration of your sustainability vision into your overall corporate strategy.
  • Develop and deliver a robust sustainability programme that includes prioritised initiatives, enablers, milestones, key performance indicators, and measurable targets.

What is becoming increasingly evident is that a sound sustainability strategy protects a company’s reputation; it drives innovation and employee engagement, it satisfies consumers and attracts and retains top talent; it demonstrates compliance and leads to market differentiation - all key ingredients for long-term growth and profitability.

Case studies

Luxembourg: Transportation & logistics

A leading public transportation provider in Luxembourg wanted to maintain its leadership position in the market through communicating its CSR strategy. Learn more

UK: Retail & consumer

A leading UK supermarket chain wanted a holistic view of how future environmental legislation, policy and voluntary initiatives would affect its business up till 2020. Learn more

Malaysia: Communications

Following a Board governance review, a leading Malaysian telecommunications company sought to develop a corporate responsibility (CR) strategy and framework. Learn more