WHY SUSTAINABILITY MATTERS
Sustainability maximizes the efficiency and profit of your operations
Sustainability enables businesses to identify new sources of growth and ways to build competitive advantage
Sustainability creates transparency around apparent - and hidden - risks to your business
A new era for Sustainability
The SDGs are a Call to Action for strategic businesses
“Sustainability” is changing from a focus on energy efficiency, waste reduction and other similar activities, to a more holistic approach: a total rebalancing of the relationship of business to society and to the environment. The UN's 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), defined by 169 targets and 232 indicators, are a powerful framework for understanding the actions of nations. And, inevitability, the impact of nations on society and the environment are significantly comprised of the actions of industry, and the businesses within them.
Companies that succeed in this environment will be the ones that align their operational strategies with the SDGs, rather than simply report on business as usual.
In this competitive environment for utilizing the SDGs, companies that don’t embrace them will be left behind.
How We Help
We believe that the United Nations' Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) provide businesses with powerful new ways to translate the world’s needs and ambitions into profitable business solutions. Viewing your business' management strategy through the perspective of the SDGs will enable your company to better manage its risks, drive innovation, generate new revenue streams, build positions in growth markets, secure access to needed resources, and strengthen your supply chains.
A custom process to achieve Sustainable Business Transformation
From understanding the risks and opportunities through assessing the impact of new programs
With our unique approach, we can guide you through the six stages of realigning your business strategies so the SDGs work for you. We help you to to understand the context of the SDGs and setting your priorities and vision for this powerful new framework. Then we collaboratively create a tailor-made SDG strategy with your team. Finally, we help execute the plan and design methods to continuously assess its impact. Whereever your company is today, we can take you to total readiness.
Carbon Pricing and Profiling for Emission Reductions
Calculate your business' carbon footprint and identify strategies to reduce emissions
With an Internal Carbon Price, you will decouple your future revenues from your environmental impact. We can design an Internal Carbon Price to make your company's emissions visible to financial decision makers. This enables you to create strategies that take into consideration the cost of carbon to your business and to hold decision makers accountable for reduction commitments put in place. Move beyond understanding your emissions profile to meaningfully reducing it.
SDG Executive Training for Decision Makers and Teams
Get your team up to speed on the SDGs' impact on your business and how they can drive revenue
In the age of globalization, you need to be on top of the latest international movements to maintain a competitive advantage. We offer specially designed curriculum on the Sustainable Development Goals for business teams. If you are looking for a basic introduction or a deep dive into the history, structure and impact of the SDG framework, we can meet your specific requirements. Let us know if you want a one day session, a multiple day internal business symposium or and ongoing series.
Climate Risk Assessment
Account for climate risk on your business and disclose your management strategy
What happens to your business in a world that's hotter by 2-degrees Celsius? We perform scenario analyses to determine the risks of climate change to your business model and make transparent your efforts to mitigate threats. Quantify your path to decarbonization by breaking out the total CapEx of your low-carbon investments. Reveal improvements through operational measures, including energy efficiency and water-use reductions. The SDG targets and indicators will help quantify the efforts of your business that are reducing your risk.
Case Studies from our clients
Sales strategy for power retailer to achieve carbon neutral sales of energy generated by fossil fuels, to differentiate the product in a competitive market. Provision of other related strategies for carbon neutrality for Scope 2 emissions of the retailer's clients through purchase of Carbon Credits and Renewable Energy Certificates.
Carbon Profiling of operational carbon emissions (GHG Protocol Scope 1 and Scope 2) for a major Integrated Resort, and the development of strategies for carbon neutrality for all operations. The purchase of Carbon Credits and Renewable Energy Certificates, inline with their internal SDG vision, has led to LEED Platinum certification.