Strategy development

Delivering business centric sustainability requires embedded and integrated sustainability. Our sustainable strategy development services help you to design an effective sustainability strategy that is built on existing values, goals and objectives. We develop clear business cases and long term strategies, that we translate into an actionable roadmap. In this way, sustainability turns into a key driver for financial and societal impact at your company.

Integration services

Integrating sustainability in your organization requires a solid and actionable program. Our ambition is to support you in the process of developing a competent sustainability roadmap, and guide you with structured program management. Building on your long-term objectives, we translate the roadmap into annual operational plans including concrete initiatives and must-win battles. Internal alignment with the operational business plans helps you to build on shared goals.

Innovation services

Many companies are driving R&D and innovation from a technical perspective. Delivering sustainable innovation that creates stakeholder value, requires a different approach. Our innovation services are tailored to the needs of the individual company within a specific context. We help organizations to identify and meet the preconditions of sustainable innovation, such as engaging with the right stakeholders, mobilize winning teams, and securing a balanced innovation portfolio in order to build long-term business success.
Telenet Idealabs takes off with 10 startup teams

3 Reasons why companies should start an accelerator

Corporate accelerators are hot business. Every self-respecting enterprise seems to have initiated a creative hotbed where starting entrepreneurs are coached in making their young businesses a success. Google and Microsoft are obvious candidates to step into startup acceleration, but what about corporations such as Telefónica, Volkswagen and Barclays? Is there a real business case behind these endeavors or is it just a short-lived hype that will be over in a few years?
In his new book on Integrated Reporting Harvard professor Bob Eccles looks for governance & value creation

Converting your material issues into a business development tool

Banalities Flickr.jpg Integrated reporting has changed dramatically since Harvard professor Bob Eccles described the concept in the much touted 'One Report' in 2010. Four years experience on the road of Integrated Reporting has resulted in new insights based upon own practises, adapted guidelines and rulings. In his new book 'The Integrated Reporting Movement: Meaning, Momentum, Motives, and Materiality' Professor Eccles emphasizes the importance of a well balanced materiality matrix that not only covers relevant business risks, but that also can be used as a driver for innovation.
Avoid Greenwashing and other fail-factors

12 Questions to scrutinize any sustainability strategy

scuba diving flickr.jpg Sustainability strategy is a notion easily used, but hard to capture. The fact that only 37 percent of CEO’s trust they have a clear business case for sustainability triggered us, as many companies claim to be sustainable. Projecting an image that differs from the real situation leads to an ‘authenticity gap’ where stakeholders receive insufficient or wrong information regarding your sustainability efforts. So how to design an accurate sustainability strategy that is part of the regular business and not functions as an add-on for communications?
Results of the Dow Jones Sustainability Index 2014 announced by RobecoSAM for listed companies

DJSI 2014: Who performs best on sustainability?

0.jpg September 11th was an exciting day for companies that have participated in RobecoSAM’s Dow Jones Sustainability Assessment 2014. Finally, the answer was to be given to the most pressing question: did our company maintain, improve or deteriorate its position in the most credible benchmark for the sustainable investment community?
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