Comprehensive Sustainability Consulting
Sustridge helps solve the critical sustainability issues facing clients, both large and small.
A strategic approach
We offer a variety of sustainability consulting services which are tailored to the specific needs of your organization. This could range from the development, implementation and management of a comprehensive sustainability strategy, to a more specific need such as the development of a Zero Waste management plan or calculating your greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions.
Whatever the needs of your organization, our sustainability consultants will provide you with the knowledge, expertise and guidance required to not only achieve your specific goals, but also establish your organization as a sustainability leader.
expertise and guidance
When companies work with Sustridge, they are working directly with some of the most experienced sustainability consultants in the field. As a boutique sustainability consulting firm with few employees, our clients are never working with junior associates - only experts. Our small size also allows us to be nimble, flexible and able to work with our clients the way that best suites their needs. We see the work with our clients as collaborative partnerships designed to strengthen their organizations, move sustainability forward and make the world a better place.
Sustainability Strategy Development
We will work with your organization to develop a comprehensive sustainability strategy that will layout a long-term plan to address all areas of sustainability within your organization. We have experience developing new sustainability strategies for organizations with no experience or past commitments to sustainability, as well as experience taking very evolved programs to the next level.
Our sustainability strategy development may include the following:
Conducting an initial sustainability assessment
Developing sustainability values and vision
Establishing sustainability metrics
Developing formal sustainability goals
Developing interdepartmental sustainability team
Embedding sustainability into company culture
Developing sustainability marketing strategies
Identifying key continual improvement frameworks
Pursuing sustainability-related certifications
Do you need help developing your strategy?
Sustainability reporting is becoming more important with investors, customers, suppliers, community members, employees and other stakeholders. We will help your organization demonstrate sustainability leadership and transparency by leading the development of your formal corporate sustainability reports and other sustainability reporting requirements. Our team stays up to date on all sustainability reporting trends and standards and has vast experience and certified training in the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) reporting framework.
Our sustainability consultants specialize in the following sustainability reporting frameworks:
Global Reporting Initiative (GRI)
CDP (formerly the Carbon Disclosure Project)
Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB)
B Corp and Benefit Corporation Reporting
Dow Jones Sustainability Index
AASHE STARS Program
Need assistance with sustainability reporting?
Greenhouse Gas Emissions
We help your organization understand its greenhouse gas emissions (carbon footprint) and develop strategies to reduce those emissions over time. We provide expertise to calculate and report the greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions associated with your organization's operations. Once your annual emissions have been inventoried, we can then help you benchmark your performance, set reduction targets and develop strategies to reduce your emissions and work towards carbon neutrality.
The specific GHG consulting services we provide include:
Calculating your company's GHG emissions using standardized GHG accounting protocols.
Reporting your company's greenhouse gas emissions with CDP (Carbon Disclosure Project), Climate Registry or other reporting body.
Producing GHG Emissions Reports for your organization to communicate emissions to stakeholders.
Developing Climate Action Plans and laying out a roadmap to reduce your emissions over time.
Identifying and purchasing carbon offsets to offset your emissions and achieve carbon neutrality.
Guiding your organization through Carbon Neutral certification.
Let’s work together to make your organization carbon neutral.
We take an in-depth look at the waste being created within your organization, and help you develop systems to track, monitor and reduce the amount of waste being sent to the landfill. By implementing a waste metrics tracking system, working with suppliers to eliminate waste before it's created, and increasing recycling, material reuse, and composting, we will help set your organization on the path towards zero waste and cost savings. Our team of TRUE Advisors have been trained and accredited by the GBCI's TRUE Zero Waste certification program.
By increasing recycling, reuse of materials and composting, your business can create new revenue streams and reduce waste disposal fees. Our goal is to create a roadmap for each one of our clients to become a zero waste certified facility or organization.
The zero waste services provided by Sustridge include the following:
Conducting zero waste audits to assess current levels of waste diversion within your operations.
Developing a comprehensive zero waste metrics system to understand your organization's diversion rate, track and monitor waste, recycling, reuse and composting rates, and set waste reduction targets.
Developing a zero waste management plan for your organization to lay out a roadmap to achieve zero waste.
Guiding your business through TRUE Zero Waste certification.
Would you like help managing the waste produced by your company?
We help your organization identify industry-recognized certifications and guide you through the certification process. Sustainability-related certifications are becoming more important to validate an organization's sustainability efforts and to back up claims. Certifications can be valuable in communicating the great work already done within an organization, but can also provide a great framework to guide organizations in continual improvement.
Our sustainability consultants will help guide your business in the following sustainability certifications:
B Corp Certification
TRUE Zero Waste Certification