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Sustainability

Supporting organisations to embed sustainability and drive positive outcomes for people, planet and profit.

What is sustainability?

A healthy organisation is a sustainable one.

At Q5, we believe sustainability is an organisation’s ability to successfully balance social and environmental performance alongside financial performance, therefore profitably solving the problems of people and planet.  

With the ever-growing need to respond to the climate and biodiversity emergencies and address our huge social challenges, pressures are growing from customers, employees, investors, governments and wider society for all organisations to think about their impact on the wider world. Sustainability is about creating value and opportunity for all stakeholders, not just shareholders, to ensure long term viability. It is something that needs to be understood as a journey and in many cases, a transformation opportunity, as it touches all parts of the organisation. Successful organisations have sustainability and longer-term thinking as cornerstones of their strategy and live and breathe this throughout the enterprise. 

Pop Up Consulting

Much of the work we do with the third sector through our “Pop-Up” consulting offering also focuses on purpose, ambition and sustainability.

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SUSTAINX

We are proud to be partnered with SUSTAINX, a leading sustainability network that facilitates collaboration across industries to drive sustainable change. This partnership will help enable our clients to stay informed on leading sustainability practices, with access to:

  • SUSTAINX’s digital platform, which contains over 1,500 best practices and initiatives to facilitate cross-functional and cross-industry collaboration on sustainability solutions
  • SUSTAINX’s growing community of experts, practitioners and business leaders who regularly connect through webinars, roundtables and working groups.

 

How can we help you?

Understanding your current efforts and performance is critical to know how to move forward. Going beyond just metrics, our assessment looks across the whole organisation at the different levers for effecting sustainability change, from leadership capability to cultural barriers to organisational constructs and ways of working. The sustainability maturity assessment provides a comprehensive exploration of such topics giving you a baseline from which to accelerate your plans.

Understanding your current efforts and performance is critical to know how to move forward. Going beyond just metrics, our assessment looks across the whole organisation at the different levers for effecting sustainability change, from leadership capability to cultural barriers to organisational constructs and ways of working. The sustainability maturity assessment provides a comprehensive exploration of such topics giving you a baseline from which to accelerate your plans.

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