4 Steps to a Sustainable Business

Our Unique 4 Step Process

Sustainable Business isn’t a destination, it’s an ongoing process that is constantly evolving. Our 4 Steps to Sustainability Process recognises this.

You may require one of our simple consultancy services like sustainability policy, report-writing or ESG training. You may also want to focus on specific phases of this project.

However, if you want to take a comprehensive look at your sustainability performance, benchmark it to your competitors, find out what is important to your stakeholders, then create, implement and manage a credible sustainability strategy then keep reading.

Our 4 Steps to Sustainability service helps your organisation to:

  • Assess your current sustainability performance and look for areas to improve.
  • Consult multiple stakeholders to 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

Sustainability Success Stories

Four Pillars of Corporate Sustainability

Your ESG, CSR & Sustainability strategy is unique to your business and that’s why our 4 Step packages are bespoke. We build the level of support around your requirements following a FREE initial consultation. 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 survey and interview key stakeholders, analyse competitors and benchmark your industry performance. Your Good Management Consultant will get to know your business and ambitions. We then provide you with a full ESG & Sustainability review report, a materiality report which identifies key themes to focus your efforts, together with a sustainability roadmap which gives you recommendations and actions.

2. Strategy

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. Once we’ve worked with you to define your strategy we then compile your strategy document.

3. Implementation

Implementing a corporate sustainability strategy requires commitment to the process, as well as flexibility to adjust the approach . 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. We also help you implement your strategy with your suppliers and customers, communicating effectively to ensure maximum positive impact.

4. Management

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 impact data and writing your ESG, CSR & Sustainability Report to charts your progress against targets. We are also on hand throughout the year to advise on performance improvements, depending on how much help you need. Consistency is key and we help you every step of the way.

Which impacts and topics can be covered ?

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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
Community Volunteer
warehouse sustainability

Operational Impacts

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

Workplace and Employee Impacts

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

Next Steps

Whether you would like to discuss the full 4 Steps to Sustainability service or a certain phase of it, we’re ready to help you.

Contact us today and start the conversation.

Our Clients

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

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

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