Investor Impact

Effective ESG reporting

Based upon solid materiality matrix research, we help address the increasing hunger for ESG information. Through our >10 years experience with Dow Jones Sustainability Index and CDP, we assist in improving the results and provide a basis to further strengthen sustainability performance.
Business Transformation

Creating new business models

We help make the business case for sustainability. Open innovation, business design thinking and circular economy are key elements in our approach. In close collaboration with our clients, we drive the embedding of new business models into existing organizations.
Purpose & Engagement based on SDGs

Involving stakeholders

By identifying the most relevant stakeholders, their interests and perceptions we (re)define purpose and develop stakeholder engagement programs that work- for instance to address the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Combining trend research, big data and fresh stakeholder views we help to leverage sustainability performance.

How Unilever, DSM & Others Turn Societal Topics into Business Opportunities

At the World Economic Forum 2016 the launch of the full scale attack on global food waste “Champions 12.3” was announced. Its aim is to halve global food waste and reduce food losses per capita by 2030. The involvement of CEOs of major companies DSM, Nestlé, Rabobank, Tesco and Unilever demonstrate how a materiality matrix and data can be used beyond reporting purposes. Of course, reporting and rankings such as the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) are important to demonstrate your sustainability performance towards stakeholders. But in the end it is not the holy grail, as frontrunners show how they are capturing value from sustainability today.
Turn your materiality matrix into a kaleidoscope

Mobilizing Your Board on Materiality Today

kaleidoscope-cropped.jpg Many corporate practitioners are rethinking how to do an even better job of making sustainability an indispensable topic on the board agenda. One sure-fire and appropriate way of doing this, is turning your materiality matrix into a colorful kaleidoscope. The just-released DJSI 2016 questionnaire clearly underpins the importance of Materiality as it is now featuring as an independent criterion.
How Carbon Pricing may affect business models and environment

Global 500 in Oil, Automotive, and Coal to Rethink Their Carbon Strategy

Shell station.jpg This latest report “Carbon Pricing on the Horizon” from Between-us partner BSD Consulting and Thomson Reuters illustrates that the emissions of greenhouse gases from Global 500 continue to grow. For these companies to reduce emissions in the long term, monetary incentives are required. Three examples from the oil, automotive, and coal industries complete the report and show how a Carbon Price may affect the business models and the environment.
Making an informed decision about resource allocation

Richness vs. Reach: 5 Minutes to Review Sustainability Rankings

Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia - Outreach.jpg Are the Dow Jones Sustainability Index and other sustainability rankings taking up (too) much of your time? This sound is being heard a lot these days and the cry for standardisation of questionnaires seems to be getting louder.
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