Sustain-the-Globe’s highly experienced corporate social responsibility teams assist private and public sector clients world–wide.
Whether helping navigate political crisis–responses, producing ‘best practices’ reports or assisting management with initiatives to incorporate sustainable solutions to seemingly intractable dilemmas, our team helps design and move projects forward, monitors them up and down the supply chain, and keeps them on track.
Our teams are assembled in–country, or in–region to ensure that the experts are immersed in the cultural, political and social nuances crucial to producing a successful and effective outcome.
To help overcome obstacles in rapidly changing, and often contentious environments, our team provides ongoing, updated findings and finalized assessments and reports to support improved decision–making.
Our clients include industries both national and transnational, U.S. and international agencies, not-for-profit organizations and American Indian tribes.
Using the benchmark of internationally accepted labor and environment standards, our team is able to assist companies in their efforts to reach beyond existing practices and develop strategies toward compliance with the emerging voluntary norms national standards and international best practices.
We have advised companies that have opted to improve their labor practices and those whom have found it more cost–effective to mechanize their operations. We assisted with the social impacts tied to mechanization and how to best ameliorate the human cost.
We assist companies and law firms in defining corporate social responsibility and sustainability priorities in terms that suits their particular circumstance and priorities. Our approach is to assist management develop CSR strategies and approaches for crisis mitigation and response, and build in–house management structures to implement corporate responsibility/sustainability practices.
The separate and, in some instance, conflicting demands of state and corporate interests created a need for a delicate balance regarding how to change corporate practice by improving relations with local communities and leaders in the operating region when such changes could invite government displeasure.
Our projects and reports included clients, such as:
- United States Agency for International Development (USAID):
USAID in the Global South;
- The U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) and Tech Med:
Rethinking Medical Policy on Land Mine Injuries: Bosnia and Herzegovina;
- The John F. Kennedy School at Harvard University with the Marshal Legacy Institute.
Rethinking Humanitarian Intervention: Waging Peace;
- The World Bank Group: Oil, Gas & Mining Division:
CSR and the Extractive Industries: Mine shutdowns and access to credit and micro–credit for mine–abandoned communities.
The symposium included participation amongst the oil industry, Indian Nations, the United States Bureau of Indian Affairs, state governments and non-governmental organizations.
Key topics include the environmental implications of hydraulic fracturing and the degree to which Indian Country is able to sufficiently express its sovereignty sufficiently to keep pace with off–reservation, state–wide petroleum development and production.
We also produced reports for organizations such as Human Rights Watch, the International Committee of the Red Cross, Amnesty International and The American Society of International Law.
Sugar and Sugar Ethanol
Global Reporting Initiative
American Indian Energy Tribes