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How We Work

Advisory Services

With more than 20 years of global experience in sustainability, we work one-on-one with companies to inform, shape, and challenge their objectives and strategies for the long term.

Service Offerings

Our service offerings are designed to meet the immediate demands of a single project as well as to integrate sustainability into a company's ongoing operations.

Human Rights
Human Rights

Human Rights

Whether advising on freedom of expression or responsible investment in transitional economies, our team of experts is uniquely positioned to help companies develop and implement strategies to manage their key human rights risks and maximize opportunities.


Reporting and Communications
Reporting and Communications

Reporting and Communications

Whether embarking on a first sustainability report or looking to adapt communications for a social network-enhanced world, companies must think strategically to maximize the internal and external value of sustainability reporting.


Stakeholder Engagement
Stakeholder Engagement

Stakeholder Engagement

Even the strongest sustainability strategies succeed only when stakeholders at every level, both internal and external to a company, provide support.


Strategy and Integration
Strategy and Integration

Strategy and Integration

Uniting a sustainability strategy with daily operations is the key to success for every business.


Supply Chain Sustainability
Supply Chain Sustainability

Supply Chain Sustainability

Companies in every industry are seeing their supply chains grow increasingly complex and globe-spanning, which brings business opportunities as well as risks.


Sustainable Communities
Sustainable Communities

Sustainable Communities

Companies expanding their operations into new countries and regions face a profusion of risks and potential impacts at the environmental, social, governance, and human rights levels.



Industry Focus

Our team has extensive corporate and on-the-ground experience developing and implementing sustainability strategies and programs in these industries.

Consumer Products
Consumer Products

Consumer Products

With complex supply chains and a growing risk of resource constraints, consumer products companies need sophisticated approaches to design and deliver sustainable products and services.


Energy and Extractives
Energy and Extractives

Energy and Extractives

These companies are at the nexus of the climate change debate, and many also have developed advanced thinking on sustainable communities, transparency, ethics, and social inclusion.


Financial Services
Financial Services

Financial Services

Financial services companies play a unique role in corporate responsibility and sustainability: They must address their own corporate responsibility, and they must invest in and serve clients in ways that promote sustainable, ethical, and responsible growth across the entire economy.


Food, Beverage, and Agriculture
Food, Beverage, and Agriculture

Food, Beverage, and Agriculture

Companies within the food and beverage value chain face an increasingly complex operating environment.


Healthcare
Healthcare

Healthcare

As pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and medical device companies face increasingly uncertain times, sustainable business practices provide the foundation for robust and reliable growth.


Information and Communications Technology
Information and Communications Technology

Information and Communications Technology

The growing use of information and communications technology (ICT) creates opportunities for solving some of the world’s toughest environmental and social challenges.


Manufacturing
Manufacturing

Manufacturing

Rapid global urbanization and development require new infrastructure of all kinds: transportation, buildings, energy, and water. Together, manufacturing companies are key to designing and developing these systems.


Media and Entertainment
Media and Entertainment

Media and Entertainment

The media industry moves quickly. New technologies and the growing use of media outlets by global stakeholders create unique opportunities and challenges to manage corporate reputation and strategies for engagement that deliver results.


Power and Utilities
Power and Utilities

Power and Utilities

The power and utilities industries are central to global sustainability, particularly on the topics of climate change and inclusive growth.


Transport and Logistics
Transport and Logistics

Transport and Logistics

Our global economy relies on competitive transport and logistics solutions, both of which are vital for world trade. With increasing societal and regulatory expectations for the sectors’ positive contribution to a low-carbon and inclusive economy, sustainability requires collaboration and innovation.


Travel and Tourism
Travel and Tourism

Travel and Tourism

Globalization is turning travel and tourism into one of the largest sectors of the economy and creating opportunities for cultural exchange, environmental stewardship, and more equitable global prosperity. As consumers become more aware of the impacts of their travel choices, they expect and demand more responsible services.