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Where we began

In 2005, the seeds for SustainIt were sewn. Sitting around the kitchen table, one night, in the Somerset countryside, our CEO, Charlie, had an idea.

She felt that the unique combination of her technical knowledge and her customer centric experience was becoming obviously a useful skill. She enjoyed working with challenging businesses (if not slightly controversial) and really wanted to help organisations behave in a “better” way. You may not believe in what they sell, but fundamentally if they were doing good – looking after their staff, looking after the suppliers, managing the environment considerately, reducing their factory accident rates or producing less carbon emissions then she felt that if she could bring her skills to help facilitate that then so much the better.

Soon after, SustainIt was born and swiftly began to work with the CSR teams of large corporates, such as Imperial Brands Group, Britannia Building Society and Cadbury’s. Since then, we have worked with companies, large and small, to improve their sustainability, reduce their costs and achieve their goals.
You can read some of our case studies here.

Along the way, we’ve learned a lot of valuable lessons we readily share with our clients. We’ve seen governments change and legislation initiatives come and go. We’ve weathered these storms with our clients and steered them safely through the ups and downs towards a sustainable future.

When we started out, only a few companies were managing and reporting their non-financial data. Now it’s an essential component of any business. As the market and need has grown, so have our services. (Link to our full services) We’re still ahead of the curve, but remain true to our original vision, to our ethics and to the way we do business.