Sustainability Strategy Tools

Self-Assessment Tool

Purpose:

With our Self-Assessment Tool, a company of any size can conduct a self-assessment of their sustainability and CSR performance in five key areas:

  • Sustainability/CSR Evolution
  • Ethics and Governance
  • Social (Internal and external)
  • Environmental (waste, water, energy)
  • Stakeholder Engagement

Because the Tool is intended for internal use only, the Self-Assessment Tool encourages internally open and transparent dialogue without fear of reprisal. Such openness and transparency not only improves detection of key areas of concern but also fosters better managerial decisions in ways to improve sustainability goals.

Who:

The Tool is especially helpful for companies that are just embarking on the sustainability and responsibility journey. This includes companies just embarking on the journey and those that are well underway but need a tool to track and assess their progress.

However, companies with CSR measures already in place also find the Self-Assessment Tool useful because it helps them identify areas that may have been overlooked or under-reported.

Use:

The Self-Assessment Tool is sectioned into key CSR components so that each component can be assigned to the appropriate personnel. Once each component is completed, the project coordinator compiles the responses and delivers an overall assessment for each CSR area of interest.

Benchmarking Tool

The Benchmarking Tool is a competitor analysis focusing on the area(s) of each client’s choice – from overall sustainability practices to environmental policies to stakeholder engagement or other matters of importance. Profiled companies could include industry leaders, peers, or best-in-practice companies. The recommended scope of the study includes five (5) companies, including the client company, utilizing twenty (20) sustainability indicators.

This tool gives your company an external perspective and is fully customizable to your company's needs. We wil work with you to determine the best benchmarking approach and then create a benchmarking suite that best fits your goals.

Stakeholder Mapping Tool

The Stakeholder Mapping Tool is an analysis of all of a client's key stakeholder's relationships and provides clarity of purpose and prioritization of issues and relationships. This can be critical when developing a strategic plan.

The Stakeholder Mapping Tool creates a cohesive approach throughout your organization. It provides one single place for information to be used throughout your entire company and brings to light unexpected opportunities and "ah-ha moments".

This tool will shift your company from being reactive, to being proactive.

Supply Chain Responsibility Tools

CSRG GeoRisk Tool™

This tool was developed as part of section 6.0, in the Tool Kit, but is also sold separately. It is a highly valuable tool that provides guidance on risk relating to supply chain responsibility.

This tool assesses 204 countries and territories across social, environmental and business categories. It is designed to empower your organization to build a socially and environmentally responsible supply chain.

Please contact us for a demo.

Supply Chain Responsibility Tool Kit

Our Supply Chain Responsibility (SCR) Tool Kit is a set of tools and templates that will enable your suppliers to comply with your standards, or if you are a supplier, it facilitates the development of the most common SCR requirements by your key customers. As a supplier, we provide you with templates of, for example, best practice supplier codes of conduct, child labor policy advise and guidance, water, waste and GHG footprint templates, etc.

Increasingly the reputation of companies and their suppliers are inseparable. A responsible business must examine every link along its value chain and create a structure that keeps every link in the chain aligned. Our SCR Tool Kit guides you through:

  • Examination of your value chain
  • Consideration of global and domestic responsibility issues and issues that are significant to your specific business
  • Establishment of baseline standards for your suppliers and vendors to uphold
  • Implementation of new guidelines

The SCR Tool Kit incorporates international standards developed by the ILO (International Labor Organization), SAI (Social Accountability International), GRI (Global Reporting Initiative), and the EICC (Electronic Industry Code of Conduct), among other notable standards. As experts in supply chain responsibility, CSRG will guide you on how these standards apply to your organization.

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