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Sustainability Advisory 

Using our Integrated Sustainability Model, we help business leaders embed organisational purpose to achieve strategic integration of sustainability across all elements of the business. 

We identify levels of adoption and frame a roadmap for advancing integrated business practices. This can be set out as a sustainability strategy and roadmap that combines aspirations, priorities, capacity, resources and timelines. It also enables a company to identify ‘quick wins’ and make conscious choices about where practices are to be improved and over what time period. 

There are five pillars that underpin the Integrated Sustainability Model: 

A business has a clear sustainability ambition which considers its external environment and is underpinned by purpose, culture and strategy. 

The business has an established leadership sustainability mandate, with the required resources and structures to oversee and drive the organizational change. 

The business has established systems and processes to facilitate the integration and incorporation of ESG practices. 

Performance metrics and monitoring processes are in place to track progress in advancing sustainable business practice. 

Communication to external and internal stakeholders offers an accurate and holistic view of the organisation’s sustainability performance. 

The Value Reporting Foundation released prototype integrated thinking principles in 2021, focusing on purpose, strategy, risks and opportunities, culture, governance, and performance. Trialogue’s integrated thinking framework and principles align with these principles, as well as the VRF’s Framework content elements and guiding principles.

Our Sustainability Advisory services include aspirational positioning, leadership oversight, integrated sustainability strategies and management frameworks, materiality assessments, selection and adoption of environmental, social and governance (ESG),reporting codes and standards, stakeholder engagement and communication. 

Trialogue provides support on embedding material elements of sustainable business based on our holistic Integrated Sustainability Model. Analysis of a corporate performance against this model assists companies in identifying actions and processes that can be improved to advance internal integrated thinking and ESG performance across the business.  

We are members of the ESG Exchange technical committee and advisory committee. The ESG Exchange is a collaborative organisation, whose members aim to provide ESG learning, implementation and support to over 5 million professionals in 135 countries. This collaboration enables us to engage with global leaders in the industry to ensure we are continuously innovating and embedding the latest thinking into our approach. 

Key areas of support:

Based on our Integrated Sustainability ModelTM , we develop a sustainability strategy and roadmap, incorporating management workshops to reflect on performance, identification of easy wins and development of a roadmap plan 

Analysis of the external operating context and internal processes to clarify and describe the sustainability ambition and business case for adoption  

A review and implementation support for alignment of governance and management structures to ensure effective oversight and management of sustainability related initiatives 

Analysis and development of a road-map for adoption of the ISSB S1 and S2 standards, including co-ordination between risk and sustainability functions.  

Assessment of internal stakeholder engagement processes and outcomes and or supplementary research to determine sustainabilityrelated expectations and materiality.  

Identification, assessment and prioritisation of material issues taking into account requirements of both IFRS and double materiality process of the GRI.  

We support a process for conscious adoption of codes and standards, including selection, benchmarking and gap analysis and implementation support. 

The sustainability advisory team designs and facilitates webinars focused on sustainability issues. We partner with clients and other stakeholders to engage with broad range of professionals seeking to develop their knowledge and skills regarding the embedment and integration of sustainability into their organisations. 

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