Sustainability is a journey and each organization’s path is unique. SEED Strategies can work with you to quickly understand your business, culture, and stakeholders, and then design tailored solutions that are the right fit, pace, and scale to meet your business and financial needs.
We meet you where you are, at whatever stage of the sustainability journey you are on, to help you grow the ROI and impact of your initiatives and investments.
Are you a sustainability EXPLORER, EARLY ADOPTER, OR VOYAGER?
EXPLORER: You are new to Sustainability as a business strategy. You don’t have a strategic plan and you may be struggling to gain buy-in. Maybe you already have recycling bins or nascent green teams. These are common starting points for companies in the early stages of Sustainability exploration.
- Executive Briefing & Board Facilitation
- Sustainability SWOT Analysis
- Benchmarking & Competitive Analysis
- Stakeholder Mapping
- Materiality Assessment
- Purpose Workshop
EARLY ADOPTER: You have made some initial investments in Sustainability as part of a broader effort to cut costs, manage risk, reduce waste, or operate more efficiently. You may have already invested in energy and carbon savings initiatives like green building(s), lighting / HVAC improvements, or solar panels. Your employees may be moderately aware of your initiatives and some are “doing their part”, but overall your sustainability efforts are not connected to your business strategy and culture. Sustainability is still seen as a cost or a bolt-on effort to “do the right thing”. You may be wondering “how am I doing?” and “where do I go from here?”
- Impact Analysis
- Strategic Roadmap & Business Case Development
- Integrated Sustainability Solutions
- Social & Environmental Program Evaluation, Design & Management
- Metrics & Reporting
- Employee & Stakeholder Engagement
VOYAGER: You have a new or mature Sustainability strategy which may or may not be part of a broader Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) strategy. You may be measuring your progress toward your social and environmental goals and reporting your progress in your annual Corporate Responsibility Report. You may want to better understand, manage, and integrate your programs and strategies, and align them with the business strategy, in order to maximize their impact and financial returns. You may be looking to embed your efforts into your organization’s culture in order to achieve higher levels of employee engagement, productivity, and innovation. You may want to leverage Sustainability to attract and retain top talent, enhance your brand, build stronger partnerships with your community, or create shared value for all of your stakeholders.
- CSR / Sustainability Strategy & Program Alignment
- Leadership Development & Training
- Employee Engagement & Communications Campaigns
- Community Engagement & Partnership Development
- Employee Volunteerism & Philanthropy
- Brand Building & External Engagement
SEED Strategies meets you where you are, at whatever stage of the Sustainability journey you are in, to help you grow the ROI and impact of your initiatives and investments. We can work with you to assess, prioritize, design, integrate, engage, measure, and report all of your sustainability efforts.