Sustainability Frameworks is a partnership of seasoned professionals established in response to market demand for comprehensive environmental and social expertise that is strongly aligned with a business-focused global development agenda and the growing demand of the private and financial sectors to go beyond traditional risk management. In today’s world, sustainability is a driver of business development and growth, and a creator of value increasingly geared to contribute to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Sustainability Frameworks helps its public and private sector clients develop strategies to manage their environmental and social risks and opportunities, and to address externalities associated with their operations. Together, we have decades of experience supporting multilateral banks, private sector clients, governments and commercial financial institutions on a broad range of sustainability issues across various industrial, manufacturing and service sectors. We have worked in finance and banking, mining, energy, infrastructure, agriculture, high-tech, urban development and manufacturing.

Sustainability Frameworks LLP offers a range of services to support clients wishing to enhance environmental and social performance, manage risk and their operational footprint, and achieve positive development outcomes. Our aim is to add value through innovative solutions and exceed client expectations. Specific areas of expertise include:

  • Strategic advisory services in all aspects of environmental and social performance

  • Review/alignment of strategies and operations with the Sustainable Development Goals

  • Environmental and social due diligence including gap analysis and expert reviews

  • Sustainable finance and banking

  • Health & safety standards and accident Investigation

  • Policies, Tools and Guidelines

  • Capacity building, training and facilitation

  • Project finance and bankability support

  • Application of new business support tools, such as Natural Capital Protocol

  • Environmental, social and health Impact assessment (ESHIA) review and upgrade

  • Support for global environmental fund mobilization (GEF, GCF, MP and others)

  • Environmental and social management systems and operational procedures

  •  Strategic Community Investment


The Sustainability Frameworks Partners have a strong understanding of and focus on the environmental and social dimensions of business and development. We ground our strategy advice in on the ground practical experience, and our field level support in its strategic business and geo-political context. We believe in close collaboration with client and project staff in order to achieve outcomes that will enhance the sustainability of projects and programs, and in the importance of building capacity in clients and development partners to achieve long term success.

Through our strong network of colleagues around the world, Sustainability Frameworks is able to mobilize additional world class expertise when needed to provide state-of-the art client support and collaborate with other firms to service larger mandates. We can tailor our teams to the specific needs of our clients. We work in English, French, Arabic and Spanish and have on-the-ground operational experience on all continents, including in complex settings.