Sustainability Research & Due Diligence
We conduct a variety of specialized research on best of sector approaches in ethics, anti-corruption, and corporate social responsibility. We perform due diligence and investigate social, ethical and environmental practices of organizations and their supply chains.
We carried out a major participatory research project in Southeast Asia evaluating a United Nations sustainable development project. Our on-the-ground research challenged previous evaluations and resulted in immediate changes to the program to make it more sustainable and responsive to community needs.
Did you know?
As of 2014, there was $1010.8 billion in socially responsible investment assets in Canada and that SRI is the fastest growing sector.
We conducted an industry-wide research project assessing consumer trust of on-line vendors and identified policy prescriptions for on-line privacy codes of conduct. The results of this research were used to develop voluntary initiatives within the industry.