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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. We also helped keep their sustainability communications lively, accurate and strong.

David Jones
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.

Edrington
Edrington

Edrington owns major brands like The Famous Grouse, Cutty Sark, The Macallan and Highland Park. Our benchmarking insights helped them map their sustainability journey, engage stakeholders and strengthen 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 UN Sustainable Development Goals.

Ethical Corporation
Ethical Corporation

Responsible Business Summit organiser Ethical Corporation commissioned us to carry out a C-Suite interview series with Kering Chief Sustainability Officer Marie-Claire Daveux, Tom Albanese CEO of Vedanta and Dow Chemical CSO Neil Hawkins.

HealthShare NSW
HealthShare 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, fine-tune their strategy and develop key sustainability clauses for an AUD$500m procurement contract.

Sustainability Advantage Program
Sustainability Advantage Program

We’re on the Module Delivery Panel of OEH’s flagship sustainable business program, helping member organisations across NSW to plan, manage risk, engage stakeholders, and get to grips with the SDGs.

Scania
Scania

Over several years, we helped Scania report better, integrate sustainability strategy and put key performance data into their annual report. When Scania wanted a guide on business ethics, we helped create ‘Doing things right’, an easy-to-read booklet on responsible business practice.

“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

SSE asked us to be a ‘critical friend’ and review their external sustainability communications.

Summerland Credit Union
Summerland Credit Union

We worked with Summerland’s Sustainability Committee to develop a new 3-year strategy aligned with the SDGs—and helped them partner with other mutual banks to prioritise key goals for the sector.

TUI travel
TUI travel

TUI turned to us to make sure their sustainability report and summary captured their priorities and challenges clearly and honestly.

UNEP
UNEP

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

Uniting
Uniting

Uniting is a large not-for-profit community service provider in Australia. When they wanted a new SDG strategy, we supported senior management to map goals, pinpoint priorities, identify KPIs and 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 UK B Corp and a Best for the World Changemaker honoree.

Through a workshop and joint hackathon in Autumn 2017, One Stone is inspiring the B Corp community into action around the SDGs. Results of SDG 12 hackathon coming soon!

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

Carlsberg Group

How do businesses choose which key Sustainable Development Goals and targets to work with?

For Carlsberg Group, our research and analysis shows that focusing on SDGs 3, 6, 7 and 8 contributes directly to their ‘Together towards zero’ targets, while Goals 12 and 17 are integrated in innovative ways across the business.

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’.

HealthShare 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, fine-tune their strategy and develop key sustainability clauses for 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.

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.

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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