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Services

Businesses see their role in sustainability differently. Whatever your starting point, we’ll work with you to set your sights high and get everyone on board. Here are some ways we can help you:

  • Benchmarking and roadmaps to set your direction
  • Materiality assessments to help you focus
  • Interactive sessions on how the SDGs can work for you
  • Tailored workshops to keep your strategy fit for purpose
  • Board level engagement for C-suite buy-in
  • In-depth stakeholder interviews and analysis
  • Reports to share your progress and commitment

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Are you focusing
on the right things?

It’s simple. Our clients create more value when they focus on the right opportunities and risks. We’ve helped Scania, Electrolux and SEB pinpoint their key priorities. We can help you too.

What are your biggest
SDG opportunities?

The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) will influence the corporate roadmap to 2030. We’ve helped dozens of clients shape their SDG strategy and embed the Global Goals into everyday business.

How do you connect
with your stakeholders?

Today’s stakeholders want more than one-way messaging. Through powerful communication we’ve helped Carlsberg, TUI travel and Smurfit Kappa build stronger partnerships and strengthen their reputation.



Clients

As sustainability strategy and communications specialists, we help customers take the lead. Turn challenges into opportunities, walk the talk and be open. Develop a clear business case and smart strategies for ‘doing things right’.

Aggreko
Aggreko

We advised Aggreko on carbon emissions reporting and on how to integrate sustainability performance information into their Annual Report.

Broadband Commission for Sustainable Development
Broadband Commission for Sustainable Development

BBCom is a joint initiative of UNESCO and the International Telecommunications Union. We co-produced 3 reports with policy recommendations on how the ICT sector can transform the economy for sustainable development.

“brilliantly
responsive, timely
and effective.”

Nancy Powell
Group Sustainability Planning and Communications Manager

TUI Group
The Carlsberg Group
The Carlsberg Group

Carlsberg worked with us on their ground-breaking ‘Together Towards Zero’ targets and aligning their sustainability and corporate strategies. With our support, their sustainability communications are lively, accurate and strong.

Danish Crown
Danish Crown

Food processing company Danish Crown accounts for 4% of Denmark’s export earnings. We helped them refine and align their sustainability strategy with global and local SDG impacts.

Edrington
Edrington

Edrington owns major brands like The Famous Grouse, Cutty Sark, The Macallan and Highland Park. Using our benchmarking insights they mapped their sustainability journey, engaged stakeholders and strengthened their strategy.

“some of the best
I know in delivering
business and
sustainability strategy
and world-class work.”

Philippe Bernier
Director, Sustainability

Triovest Realty Advisors Inc.
Electrolux
Electrolux

When Electrolux set a goal to cut Group-wide greenhouse gas emissions by 50% by 2020 from 2005 levels, we helped them get the message out to investors and employees.

Ericsson
Ericsson

We’ve supported Ericsson’s award-winning sustainability reporting since 2010. In 2016, we helped develop their Modern Slavery Statement and state-of the-art report on the disruptive role of ICT in delivering the SDGs.

Kimberly-Clark
Kimberly-Clark

We worked with this well-known global provider of paper-based products to develop a socially responsible procurement approach that supports company values.

Montanaro Asset Management
Montanaro Asset Management

Investors will play a vital role in making the Global Goals a reality. We advise Montanaro’s Better World Fund to maximise its positive impact on the SDGs.

Sustainability Advantage Program
Sustainability Advantage Program

We’re on the expert panel of OEH’s flagship sustainable business program, empowering its member organisations to plan better, manage risk, engage stakeholders, and get to grips with the SDGs.

NSW Ports
NSW Ports

Our global best-practice insights and stakeholder engagement helped Australia’s major trade and logistics gateway operator develop a new sustainability strategy.

“One Stone has done amazing work making the SDGs applicable to our industry—a priceless resource that I’ll use endlessly”

Shannon Khalifeh
Environmental Sustainability Officer

Warrigal
Smurfit Kappa
Smurfit Kappa

Looking for long term strategic support, this packaging company with 45,000 employees drew on our expertise to brainstorm and frame their new sustainability Vision to 2020.

SSE
SSE

For power provider SSE we acted as a ‘critical friend’ and reviewed their external sustainability communications to keep them engaging and accurate.

Sydney Opera House
Sydney Opera House

How can the world’s most iconic cultural institutions support the SDGs? We worked with the Sydney Opera House Executive Team to find out.

TUI travel
TUI travel

Since 2015 the world’s No.1 travel & tourism company has relied on us to ensure their sustainability report and summary capture their priorities and challenges clearly and honestly.

UNEP
UNEP

To help business and governments across Asia partner on the global goals, we helped UNEP produce a quick SDG starter guide with snapshots of partnerships in action.

Uniting
Uniting

Uniting is a large not-for-profit community service provider in Australia. We supported the Executive Team to map goals, pinpoint priorities, identify KPIs and report with impact to differentiate the brand.

“they understand that sustainability is core to our business, and they help us communicate that message in a clear and powerful way.”

Henrik Sundström – Vice President, Group Sustainability Affairs

Electrolux AB






Projects

Ready to become a more effective sustainability leader?
Working towards the 2030 Agenda?
We’re here to support you.

B Corp Community

One Stone is a founding B Corp and a Best for the World honoree.

Our SDG 12 hackathon inspired the B Corp Community to think creatively about responsible consumption and production. A year on, the waste-busting re-usable tampon applicator developed by hackathon winner DAME is poised for supermarket-wide distribution. Great result!

B Corps are certified for-profit companies that meet high standards of social and environmental performance.

Carlsberg Group

How do businesses choose which Sustainable Development Goals and targets to work with?
Our analysis for Carlsberg Group shows that focusing on SDGs 3, 6, 7, 8 and 13 contributes directly to their ‘Together towards zero’ targets, while Goals 12 and 17 are integrated in innovative ways across the business. The focus and clarity of this communication earned Carlsberg an SDG reporting award.

David Jones

We supported the oldest department store in Australia to map their Good Business Journey and strategic 100-point plan to the SDGs and get pillar managers engaged.

Ericsson

How can Information Communication Technology accelerate action on the SDGs?
We co-edited the 2016 report by Ericsson and The Earth Institute at Columbia University,
‘ICT & SDGs’.

Healthcare NSW

The largest public sector shared services organisation in Australia supplies 110 tonnes of clean hospital linen and serves over 65,000 patient meals every day. We helped them map priority SDGs, develop and implement a new strategy and add key sustainability clauses to an AUD$500m procurement contract.

UNEP Asia Pacific
To strengthen business engagement with the 2030 Agenda, UNEP’s Asia and the Pacific Office commissioned us to write Enabling Private Sector Partnerships.
As well as a business toolkit for working with the SDGs, the report contains examples of how companies are helping achieve the SDGs.
Ethical Finance Hub

The SDGs offer a practical framework and common language for investors who want to maximise their positive impact. We’ve teamed up with the award-winning Ethical Finance Hub to engage the financial community around the SDGS and drive change together.

Warrigal

We helped this multi-award-winning Aged Care Provider identify priority goals and put them at the heart of its new business strategy. Warrigal went on to win the NSW Business Chamber 2017 Excellence in Sustainability Award and National Provider of the Year 2018.

Contact

Meet our worldwide team –
with expertise in everything from SDG strategy to clear messaging and sustainable finance.

Fran van Dijk

Fran van Dijk

Founding Partner

fran@onestoneadvisors.com
+44 (0)7986 236038

Fran van Dijk

Fran’s forte is helping emerging sustainability leaders focus on the things that matter most, especially when it comes to SDG and sustainability opportunities and risks. At C-suite and senior level, she asks the right questions, guides priority-setting and helps turn ambition to reality.

Fran is a Board Member of the Scottish Environment Protection Agency, Chairs the Macaulay Development Trust and serves on Montanaro Asset Management’s Advisory Committee.

Andrea Spencer-Cooke

Andrea Spencer-Cooke

Founding Partner

andrea@onestoneadvisors.com
+61 (0)435 098 898

Andrea Spencer-Cooke

To integrate the SDGs into your strategy, talk to Andrea. She’s an expert at helping senior management map and prioritize the Goals for better business planning and company-wide engagement. Her sustainability know-how and fluency with the 2030 Agenda will add focus, value and credibility to any project.

Andrea tutors in ethical decision-making at the University of Sydney Business School.

Mission
To help companies become more effective sustainability leaders

Amy Brown

Amy Brown

Associate

Quinn & Partners

Quinn & Partners

Associates

Joanna le Pluart

Joanna le Pluart

Associate

Anna Young-Ferris

Anna Young-Ferris

Associate

April Streeter

April Streeter

Associate

Kajetan Czyz

Kajetan Czyz

Associate

Dr. Carol Adams

Dr. Carol Adams

Associate


Our Story
One Stone partners Fran and Andrea worked together at Sustainability Ltd.

We share the same vision – to turn sustainability challenges into lasting value for our clients.

Over the last decade, we’ve moved corporate sustainability thinking from the fringe to core business strategy and have helped companies from many sectors become more effective sustainability leaders.

Today, One Stone is an award-winning B Corp serving a global portfolio of clients, and supported by a worldwide network of Associates.

Why One Stone?
‘One Stone’ embodies sustainability: a natural resource and humankind’s first tool. With stones you can build, create, connect, communicate. The Earth is our stone and we only have one.

Resources

Want a closer look at our work? Tap into the valuable insights in our SDG briefings, get inspired by our client projects and download an extract of our book.

How do you create an ethical culture in 4 steps?
How do you create an ethical culture in 4 steps?

“The One Stone book about the importance of good company culture contains wonderful practical tips —essential for a topic which often seems abstract and intangible.”

Stuart Palmer –
Head of Ethics,
Australian Ethical Investment

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Why is ICT key to sustainability?
Why is ICT key to sustainability?

A great example of a company that’s leading the way in reporting on the SDGs, Ericsson’s ground-breaking report examines how ICT is helping to meet the world’s biggest challenges.

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Can sustainability reports actually be fun?
Can sustainability reports actually be fun?

How do you make a sustainability report informative, accessible and yes, fun? Here’s a great example of accurate, engaging, sustainability reporting.

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How do you make ethics interesting?
How do you make ethics interesting?

Check out Scania’s easy-to-read responsible business guide.

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How to report on the SDGs
How to report on the SDGs

What can we learn from early adopters on how to deliver and communicate effectively on the Global Goals? Our handy guide identifies three key steps to help you manage and report better on the SDGs.

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The financial sector and the SDGs
The financial sector and the SDGs

Funding the transition to a sustainable global economy by 2030 requires vast amounts of capital and offers huge opportunities. Find out how leading players in banking, insurance and investment are showing the way.

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The retail sector and the SDGs
The retail sector and the SDGs

Consumer-facing businesses can influence how products are made and guide how people spend their money, putting them in the driving seat to champion the SDGs along the value chain. Who’s taking the lead?

 

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