Corporate SustainabilityCorporate Sustainability

Corporate Sustainability

Integrate sustainability as a growth driver in your corporate strategy by applying lean principles

Corporate sustainability has become an essential priority for businesses today. It aligns with society’s ethical and environmental expectations and serves as a viable strategy for medium and long-term success.

This concept goes beyond mere regulatory compliance or stand-alone initiatives and has become widely integrated into organizations’ operations, culture, and overall strategy.

By adopting ESG (Environment, Social, Governance) practices, companies not only contribute to preserving natural resources and mitigating climate change but also boost their resilience, innovation, and market competitiveness.

Traditional Approach

Lean Approach

Traditional Approach

Stand-alone ESG strategy

Lean Approach

ESG embedded into corporate strategy

Traditional Approach

Disorganized, unfocused, unsuited efforts

Lean Approach

Sustainability management based on data

Traditional Approach

No measure of ESG metrics

Lean Approach

Sustainability is a growth driver

Rather than developing a sustainability strategy, companies should embed sustainability into their overall business strategy.


Sales increase

Costs reduction

Talent acquisition and retention

Risk mitigation

Investment attraction

Innovation incentive

Our Solutions

We bring a full range of capabilities to help you integrate sustainability into corporate strategy by identifying critical ESG aspects and implementing breakthrough transformations to achieve sustainable goals

  • Create a task force
  • Introduction to sustainability
  • Stakeholder mapping and listening sessions
  • Dual materiality analysis
  • Measure and compile sustainability KPIs
  • Survey risks and opportunities
  • Select sustainability improvement initiatives and conduct a cost-benefit analysis
  • Sustainability roadmap design
  • Sustainability governance model design

  • Efficient resource management (energy, water, and materials)
  • Mitigate emissions and manage climate adaptation
  • Implement waste reduction strategies and circular economy
  • Develop sustainable products
  • Adopt diversity, equity, and inclusion practices
  • Develop human capital
  • Promote employee health and safety initiatives
  • Responsible sourcing and supply chain resilience
  • Develop management practices based on transparency, ethics, and anti-corruption
  • Support in implementing other sustainability tools (taxonomy, certifications, due diligence, etc.)

  • Select report structure according to chosen standard/guideline (e.g., GRI, ESRS)
  • Define and implement a data collection and consolidation plan
  • Report content development based on prior analyses (materiality analysis, risk and opportunity identification, gap analysis, sustainability roadmap, indicators, etc.) and gathered data
  • Optimize report design and layout
  • Validate the final document by the organization
  • Reporting to reference frameworks used (GRI, ESRS, etc.)

  • Introduction to sustainability and ESG (Environmental, Social, and Governance)
  • Environmental dimension (E)
  • Social dimension (S)
  • Governance dimension (G)
  • Integrate financial dimension
  • Approach to implementing a sustainability strategy
  • Exercises
  • Case studies

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Kaizen Institute works directly with the client teams, with a “Hands On” and “Learning by Doing” approach