Sustainability reports

We help businesses engage their stakeholders with their sustainability strategy through transparent communications.

We guide you through complex ESG regulations and create award-winning sustainability reports that effectively showcase your commitments and impact.

Our stakeholder-led approach ensures we develop narratives that address the needs of your diverse audiences, engage them with your journey and bring your ESG and sustainability stories to life. 

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“We came to Black Sun for assistance with our ESG strategy and reporting because we knew they could deliver – and they did, in remarkable time. I can’t recommend them enough.”

– Gategroup

What we offer

  • Through research, surveys, and interviews, we identify the expectations and information needs of all your different stakeholders and create a content strategy that engages them more effectively with your sustainability challenges, ambitions and actions.

  • We prepare you for sustainability frameworks like CSRD, EU Taxonomy, and ISSB with practical solutions for compliance. Our deep legacy with global companies and our relationships with governing bodies ensure your reporting meets best practices.

  • Our design-led approach ensures we create visually engaging reports with informative multi-media content that attract investors, excite customers, and motivate your employees. Our editorial guidelines ensure consistent messaging throughout.

  • From our advanced reporting technology and expertise to our project management methodology, we ensure a smooth delivery process, from the initial concept to the publication of your report.

  • We leverage the content of your sustainability reports across websites, social media and other communication channels to maximise reach and impact and drive more positive engagement with stakeholders.

  • Our support extends beyond publication. We create long-term multi-channel campaigns to roll out your sustainability engagement plan and get your stories out to the world – from articles and videos to podcasts and events.

  • We help you refine your long-term sustainability strategy by bringing insights through peer benchmarking, maturity and materiality assessments, compliance advisory, and enhanced alignment with ESG raters and rankers.

Why Black Sun?

  • For over 25 years, Black Sun has been the trusted voice in corporate reporting. We're recognised not just for our expertise in compliance but as architects of engaging narratives that turn your corporate stories into compelling communications that resonate across diverse stakeholders.

  • Our dedicated team of sustainability experts ensure compliance with ESG regulations and integrate your sustainability journey into your corporate story by leveraging partnerships with leading institutions and regulatory bodies to apply global best practices.

  • Our experienced advisors, project managers, art directors, copywriters, digital strategists and developers, combine strategic thinking and creativity to transform complex information into visually compelling reports that win awards and set the standards of excellence.

  • We eliminate the risk from your sustainability report by delivering on time and budget. Through building strong relationships with clients and their internal stakeholders, we act as an extension of your team during the life of your reporting project and throughout the financial year.

  • Our comprehensive QA process, from team deployment, assessments, audit practices and ISO27001 certified data security, brings you the highest standards of quality and confidentiality, whilst ensuring your reports are meeting regulations and communication objectives.

  • Leveraging global tech partnerships and our proprietary platform, PrintConnect, we offer cost-effective solutions tailored to your needs. Our Enhanced Design Partner status with Workiva underscores our commitment to deliver robust and compliant reporting solutions worldwide.

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How can you tackle the evolving landscape of sustainability reporting?

In the face of rigorous regulatory frameworks like CSRD, SFRD, ISSB, and TNFD, staying ahead in sustainability reporting is becoming even more challenging for businesses.  How should you adopt your reporting to meet these demands? What strategies can you use to engage stakeholders?  And should you consolidate your reports or diversify them?

Our latest report explores these issues by offering insights into how FTSE 100 companies are transitioning to meet rising standards of sustainability reporting and why prioritising stakeholder needs is now more important than ever. 

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