We work with Corporations & Foundations on...
- Advising executive management and the Board on leading CSR practices and trends and how these ideas can fit into the head-office, regional and local context.
- Elevating organizational understanding of the expectations of investors, clients, employees, and broader stakeholders in respect to CSR trends, opportunities and risks.
- Streamlining random philanthropic charitable funding into a concrete strategy aligned to the mission or corporate objectives.
Analysis & Benchmarking
- Conducting relevant sustainability audits and Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) benchmarking to identify all opportunities for and risks facing the organization.
- Assessing current philanthropic efforts and leveraging existing resources and network to optimize strength of initiatives and impact.
Employee & Community Engagement
- Driving community engagement through multi-faceted approaches that appeal to a wide-section of employees.
- Significantly increasing visibility and relationships with community partners, stakeholders, and thought leaders.
Building a trusted brand aligned with targeted image (e.g. innovative, community-oriented, pro-children/women, etc.).
Developing targeted research and reporting material.
Cultivating earned media for initiatives through events, thought leadership, white papers and case studies.
- Developing, integrating, and positioning leading CSR, philanthropy, sustainability, and social investment strategies with consideration to budget, regional, business relevancy, corporate & community engagement, social & environmental themes, supply chain, clients & stakeholders.
- Providing end-to-end support and advice on integration and development of strategies through various stages.
- Cross-pollinating initiatives to multiply the effect of overall strategy.
- Educating stakeholders on impact investment and creating strategy that is relevant to sector and line of business.
- Establishing thought leadership by building networks, taking clients to conferences, strategic sponsorships and memberships, and producing in-depth research.
- Identifying non-profits, social entrepreneurs, development agencies and cultural institutions that deliver high impact as strategic partners.
- Creating a positive community image that is unique from competitors.
- Establishing pioneering or distinguished partnerships with organizations.
- Creating inclusive markets through business products and services, supply chain and CSR initiatives.
- Identifying leading visual or performing artists or cultural institutions to partner with for greatest impact to corporate brand, client appreciation and retention.