Sustainability

We work with organisations of all sizes to shape sustainability strategies - and ensure this work reaches the right audiences through strategic communications campaigns.

Wilkinson Butler’s sustainability team helps meet stakeholder expectations and deliver positive business outcomes

Corporate social responsibility, environmental, social and governance (ESG), sustainability, impact, social licence – there are a lot of different ways for organisations to say they are doing the right thing.

As the expectations of business change, we work with organisations of all sizes to develop sustainability plans and policies. Alongside, in-house sustainability teams and specialist advisory firms, we build sustainability initiatives that align with client’s business activities and deliver positive outcomes – and we ensure this work reaches the right audiences through strategic communications campaigns.

We advise several companies at the forefront of the energy transition and have decades of experience building the profiles of renewables companies. This gives us a deep understanding of the energy industry and how energy users can communicate their journey to net-zero emissions.

We are signatories to the UN Global Compact and provide extensive pro bono support to organisations making a positive impact, including the Alliance for Journalists’ Freedom, the Australian Wildlife Conservancy, EnergyLab and Women for Election.

Sustainability Communications Strategy

Investor Relations

Government Relations

Sustainability Communications Strategy

From consulting and advisory to purpose-led campaigns and market strategy, we operate with expertise to ensure your positioning and message is achieving the desired influence and results in profitable business practices.

We regularly track the impact new media is having on sustainability communications around the world, to maximise our media expertise, influencer and channel strategies.

Investor Relations

Responsive communications that engage investors while navigating the compliance hurdles of a demanding regulator, are increasingly essential when it comes to companies with ESG responsibilities.

Our approach is strategic, with an ability to respond to short-term issues with an eye to long-term sustainability.

Government Relations

We are adept at navigating the political environment and engaging with decision-makers across local, state and federal levels of government. With extensive backgrounds working for and with governments, we provide specialised assistance on government decisions, policy and regulations, as it relates to an organisation’s sustainable positioning.

Our team

Nick Albrow

Nick Albrow

Director, Head of Sustainability

Nick is a communications and reputation expert who is passionate about helping organisations make a positive impact on people and the planet.

Nick’s expertise in the clean energy industry has helped him manage high-profile communications campaigns for global companies in several countries. This has involved developing sustainability and ESG policies and advising at a board level, ensuring a company’s sustainability work has substance, aligns with their values, and resonates with their stakeholders.

He also provides pro-bono support to NGOs and start-up networks in the clean energy industry.

Andrew Butler

Andrew Butler

Managing Director

As a strategic communications expert, Andrew has supported major renewable energy infrastructure developments and helped develop the branding and stakeholder engagement for green industry associations.

He has guided FMCGs in developing green initiatives and sharing their sustainability journey with their key stakeholders and assisted manufacturers of green building products advocate to government and thought leaders for improved regulations.

Andrew has Bachelors degrees in Arts and Science – with majors in Environmental studies and science.

Isabella Dugan

Digital Specialist

Isabella brings digital oversight and strategy to the team. She combines deep digital platform expertise and industry experience with skilled engagement strategies to guide clients through online positioning, narrative development and communications.

Isabella has worked on a variety of sustainable initiatives, from energy and technology to resource and agriculture. Her strategic counsel and digital execution create clear alignment on CSR programs between an organisation and their stakeholders, helping build the public profile of organisations that are working toward a more responsible and sustainable world.

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