4 Steps to a Sustainable Business

The Importance of a Corporate Sustainability Framework

Wherever you are on your sustainability journey Good Management’s 4 Steps to Sustainability service helps your organisation to:

  • Assess your current sustainability performance and look for areas to improve.
  • Create an innovative and pioneering sustainability strategy.
  • Implement your strategy through policies, supplier management and training.
  • Manage your data and report on your social and environmental impacts.

Every organisation needs a corporate sustainability framework like this. Whether you have a sustainability team in place or you’re just getting started looking at your impacts, 4 Steps to Sustainability is a full sustainability management service.

Who do we work with?

Creating sustainable business practices is all about preparation and commitment. No matter the size of the business, the industry, the location, Good Management will set your organisation up for success. We work with:

  • Multi-national corporations at a global level
  • Country-level departments and subsidiaries
  • Large companies
  • Startups & Accelerators
  • VC’s & Private Equity
  • Businesses of all sizes
  • Local authorities and public organisations
  • Schools and Universities

Key Indicators of Business Sustainability

The main indicators of a company’s sustainability are:

  • Environmental Impact
    • Carbon Footprint
    • Net Zero Strategy
  • Social & community impact
  • Employee wellbeing
  • Operational impacts
    • Customer satisfaction
    • Supply chain management
  • Communication & Marketing

Our Four Pillars of Corporate Sustainability

Your ESG, CSR & Sustainability strategy is unique to your business. If you don’t know where to start or you want to improve your performance then we can take you through the following project. The chances are you’re already doing good, we can help you do good, better. Our 4 steps to corporate sustainability service covers the following:

1. Review

The first step in the corporate sustainability process is to thoroughly assess your social and environmental impact performance. Think of this as a sustainability MOT where we’ll work with you to understand all impact areas. We provide you with a full ESG & Sustainability review report together with our Good Management sustainability roadmap which gives you recommendations, actions and timelines.

2. Strategise

Devising a clear sustainability strategy is a vital part of the process — it allows you to set ambitious goals then commit your business towards achieving them. These targets and the strategy to achieve them should be clear, concise and communicable and you need to involve all the relevant stakeholders. Getting buy-in from investors, staff, clients, suppliers and management is an important element of our sustainability strategies.

3. Implement

Implementing a corporate sustainability strategy requires commitment to the cause, as well as flexibility. A journey to Net Zero or sustainability is rarely straightforward and your stakeholders will appreciate honesty and openness. No one has time for Greenwashing. We help you implement your strategy through systems and process management, policy-writing and training.

4. Manage

An effective sustainability strategy is one that is never truly complete. Once your sustainability strategy has been implemented then we’ll help you to ensure that it can be managed throughout the year and beyond. This culminates in managing and analysing your ESG data and writing your ESG, CSr & Sustainability Report to charts your progress against targets. Consistency is key and we help you every step of the way.

What sustainability, ESG & CSR topics are covered in 4 Steps to Sustainability?

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Environmental Impacts

  • Energy and Carbon Management
  • Materials & Sourcing
  • Waste & Recycling
  • Offsetting
  • Water Management
  • Emissions & Pollution
  • Transport & Travel
  • Ecology & Biodiversity
  • Noise & Nuisance

Charity and Community Impact

  • Partnerships
  • Charitable Giving 
  • Volunteering
  • Community Relations
  • Sponsorship
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Operational Impacts

  • Sustainable procurement and supply chain
  • Reputation
  • Policies & Reporting
  • Certifications, ratings & auditing
  • ESG Communications
  • Fair finance & tax
  • Governance & structure

Workplace and Employee Impacts

  • Employee Engagement
  • Contracts, Fair Pay & Benefits
  • Diversity, Equality & Inclusion
  • Employee Wellbeing
  • Training & Development
  • Recruitment & Retention
  • Health & Safety

What do our clients say?

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Our Clients

Good Management Group Ltd undertook a full review of our ESG performance. The cost was extremely competitive and the results exceeded expectations. Great, knowledgeable and enthusiastic team. I look forward to working with them again soon.

Mark Sahal

Chief Operating Officer, Unily

The main statement that I would like to make is that the whole piece was brilliantly tailored to our individual situation. Thank you once again for the effort you put in to helping us make the first few steps in changing the travel industry for the better!

Mark Gardner

Managing Director, MSG Tours

We chose to work with the team at Good Management as it was clear from the outset that they had the passion and expertise needed to help us create and execute our CSR strategy. Their work has been invaluable.

Kevin Gibbons

Managing Director, Re:Signal

How We Can Help

It is expected in modern business for companies to show that they care about their impact on the environment.

Our team of sustainability specialists are on hand to help guide you towards this. Our four pillars of sustainable business are designed to assist you making your first steps towards shifting your operation to a more conscious one.

Contact us today and start your journey.