The first step in developing a sustainability strategy that means something
  An increasing number of organisations are realising the importance of measuring environmental and social impacts of their business.   Maybe you are, too? Maybe you have already begun the process by conducting a carbon audit? If so, has this been useful to you? Or do you now have a...
What is impact measurement?
  It’s easy to see how measurement of the impacts of your business will give you information that enables you to look back to evaluate your progress. But it also helps you look forward for more effective planning and program management; motivates you to pay better attention to the social,...
A Christmas anecdote on the importance of transparency
Shopping for a gift for a family member recently reminded one of our team here at Impact Sustainability of the importance of making sure environmental claims are made honestly, and communicated well.   The gift in question was a watch, produced by a small manufacturer who claims to use only...
The Hero Brand files: A superpowered fashion label
Honest By has a business model that 10 years ago would have been labeled a seriously bad idea.   Recently launched by the former art director of Hugo Boss, Honest By claims to be the world’s first 100% transparent company. A bold claim indeed, but one that’s hard to...
Setting a sustainability performance target
Sustainability performance targets are an important part of an organisation’s sustainability strategy. Targets help to communicate corporate goals and objectives. They provide clarity that shapes the design of your actions with the specific goal of improved performance.   A sustainability...