companies walk the green talk
Green Impact helps socially responsible companies and NGOs transform a commitment to sustainability into action. We deliver a greener brand, campaigns that inspire action and programs that embed sustainability from the top-down and bottom-up.
We offer services in sustainability strategy, communications, stakeholder outreach and employee engagement.
If you are just getting started on the sustainability journey, we create a customized sustainability roadmap. If you have some green successes to share, we develop compelling content, from CSR reports to original Web site content. If you want help engaging employees or stakeholders, we design creative campaigns that inspire and engage.
RESULTS WE DELIVER
Some of the
results our clients can expect from working with us include:
that inform and inspire: Be it a CSR report, web
content, a blog post or a white paper, we can translate your
complex data into a compelling story that educates and inspires your
target audience. We have written sustainability content for a range of clients, including UCSF, Robert Half International, Sonoma Land Trust and Business Social Compliance Initiative.
Green teams provide employees a framework to express their green values
at work, increasing retention, attracting the best talent and educating
staff on corporate sustainability goals.
programs that make an impact:
We design innovative green initiatives that make a quantifiable bottom
line impact. We helped the Marin Community Foundation launch a new
school-based carbon reduction campaign that was introduced into 24
schools, cancelling over 700 cars' worth of emissions.
relationships with your stakehoders:
By engaging your
stakeholders in an authentic dialogue, stronger partnerships can emerge.
understanding of your environmental footprint:
We help you identify your key environmental impacts and the issues most
important to your stakeholders.
are nonprofits, foundations and socially responsible businesses
starting a new initiative or program that requires a sophisticated
strategy, strong partnerships and powerful written communications to
succeed. You might be an ideal client if:
- You are just starting you first CSR report and
need help with a strategy and transforming complex data into engaging
- You have a successful program, but have not
taken the time to create a strategy for getting the word out about it.
- You are working on a complex land conservation
strategy and need assistance with grantwriting, a LAE or CAPP.
- You want to go green, but are not sure where to
include: UCSF, Business Social Compliance Initiative (BSCI), Robert
Half International, Marin Community Foundation, Ecosystem Marketplace,
The Natural Capital Institute, California Environmental Dialogue
(CED), Environmental Grantmakers Association (EGA), LandPaths, Climate
Protection Campaign, Bay Area Ridge Trail Council and the Sonoma Land
We create strategies and content that simplify your green message
and tell a compelling story that educate and engage key stakeholders.
From CSR reports to web content to white papers, we help clients
stand out in the crowd. We also have the expertise to design
engaging, interactive on-line reports.
Engagement: Green Impact helps companies educate,
inspire and engage employees in strategic and positive ways. We
harness the power of grassroots green teams and help companies drive
their commitment to sustainability by embedding green champions throughout
Strategy: We help companies just beginning the sustainability journey create a roadmap that identifies your
most material impacts, risks and opportunities and where you stand compared to your competition. We deliver a specific action plan with recommended strategies, programs and partnerships for governance, manufacturing, operations, employee engagement and communications/marketing.
Deborah Fleischer, President, has over 20 years of
experience working with businesses, universities, governmental agencies and
non-profits on environmental and sustainability challenges. She brings
deep expertise in sustainability strategy, employee engagement, stakeholder dialogue and communications.
background includes a Master in Public Administration from the Harvard
Kennedy School and a Master in Environmental Studies from Yale
University. She is a LEED AP and Green Impact is a California
certified Small Business.
today's big challenges require new and innovative approaches. Our
approach includes the following elements:
touch: We are a small firm that
provides each client the attention they deserve. We have a strong track
record of delivering on-time, on-budget and on-schedule.
- Invite the right people to
participate: A key to any successful strategy or program is to
include a diversity of perspectives and voices. If you can get the
right people involved, new possibilities can emerge. Employees,
customers, shareholders, community organizations, and environmental
NGOs can be allies to success on new sustainability initiatives.
- Systems thinking: To foster new
insights, or find innovative solutions, you need to put the issues at
hand into a bigger, global context, explore current trends and listen
to each other, before jumping into problem-solving.
- Inspired action: We believe that
inspired action comes from clear intention, conversations that include
a diversity of perspectives and strong relationships.