Purpose, Sustainability & ESG

Organizations are facing unparalleled pressure from investors, regulators, consumers, employees, potential talent and other stakeholders to increase transparency with respect to their positions on environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues.  This includes taking a clear stance on social and political issues and having a purpose that goes beyond generating returns for shareholders alone.  Against this backdrop, it is critical for organizations to have a strategy and clear framework to navigate the evolving sustainability and ESG landscapes.

Our ESG, Sustainability and Purpose experts and accredited specialists bring decades of experience working to position high profile clients with respect to ESG among their internal and external stakeholders. We leverage expertise from across industries and sectors for clients who are ready to establish or enhance their profiles. In doing this, we apply our knowledge to help clients change the way that they think or communicate about ESG, Sustainability and Purpose and how to optimally integrate these important topics into business strategy, drive best practice internally, and demonstrate to the outside world that good governance and responsible business practice contributes to long term growth.

Kekst CNC’s Purpose, Sustainability & ESG approach is strengthened by our broad expertise in corporate communications, issues and crisis management, corporate governance and shareholder activism, investor relations and financial communications, digital, and change communications. We’re experts in understanding and advising on the sustainability, ESG and purpose factors that can impact stakeholder decision-making and organizational reputation. Put simply, as a global communications advisor with a track record across a broad spectrum of service areas we are aware of the importance of linking Purpose, Sustainability & ESG closely with value creation.

Our approach embodies a culture of excellence in client collaboration with a full range of services including analysis, strategy, activation and measurement.

We support our clients in the following areas:

  • Materiality analysis and benchmarking
  • ESG risk mitigation and communication
  • Sustainability and ESG reporting and rankings (e.g., GRI)
  • Strategic sustainability frameworks
  • Purpose architecture and activation
  • Responsible and impact investment communications
  • Mapping and communicating on UN Sustainable Development Goals and climate

Our more than 600 clients include a broad range of public and private companies, institutions, alternative investment firms, and non-profit organizations from virtually every sector of the global economy. 

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