What does the world look like that you wish to live and do business in? Let us help you achieve your values-driven goals.
We help companies and organizations develop smart policies and sustainability programs. Our team of consultants can help you analyze your risks and develop strategies backed by strong business cases. We guide you through selecting the right partners and sustainability standards/ programs, and help you find or build the tools to implement and acheive your goals.
It can be difficult to communicate to others the purpose of sustainability priorities and how they contribute to broader global or business goals. Heartwood can help you communicate both internally and externally to articulate contributions to broader systems of change and/or create compelling business cases.
Your team is your biggest asset. Building team capacity helps them to speak the same language, play to their strenghts, and achieve greater things. Heartwood delivers customized capacity building programs for organizations, companies, producers and certifiers on topics that include: living wage/income, social safeguarding, climate justice, and sustainability standards and labels.
Developing a new initiative or project and need someone to bounce ideas off of? Whether you want an advisor, a reviewer or friendly sparring partner, we can help you think through your options and consider which "next best steps" to take.
We work with clients to understand the goals and practical implications of EU and US legislation, investor priorities and ESG reporting guidelines. We can also help you select voluntary sustainability standards that speak to your priorities, strengthen standard and assurance systems, and build due diligence frameworks.
Are you trying to engage multi-stakeholder groups to receive input or move a strategy forward? Heartwood can help. We have facilitated groups that include UN agencies, donors, government agencies, companies, NGOs, and trade and advocacy groups.
Heartwood helps design practical tools that measure what matters and turn the information into action. We help design analytical tools, mixed-methods research, monitoring protocols, and KPIs.