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The Road to Context: tools for corporate strategy-making and goal setting

Our corporate partners wanted to understand how to factor social and ecological limits into their core strategy and goal-setting processes. They needed to make sense of the different frameworks and tools emerging to support a contextual view and they wanted to know what early leaders were doing to address context.

The Road to Context Guide

Author: Embedding Project
Our Road to Context Guide lays out four key steps to contextualizing your core strategy and goals as well as reviewing the resources and tools that may be useful along the way.


Explore the Casebook!

Author: Embedding Project

We also created a casebook comparing early corporate efforts in exploring context.

  1. Download the casebook introduction. Written for an executive audience, it introduces the concept of context and how it applies to corporate strategy.
  2. Select the cases most applicable to your own contextual journey in the table below.

Do you have a resource that helped you? We'd love to see it. Suggest a resource


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Climate Change

Company
Sector
Acknowledge
Priortise
Set Strategy & Goals
Track
Materials
Consumer Goods
Telecoms
Consumer Goods
IT
Financials
Consumer Goods
Consumer Goods
Consumer Goods
Consumer Goods
Utilities
Industrials
Consumer Goods
IT
Consumer Goods
Consumer Goods
Real Estate
Consumer Goods
Consumer Goods
Financials
Consumer Goods
Consumer Goods
Utilities
Utilities
Industrials
Consumer Goods
Health Care
P&G
Consumer Goods
Industrials
Telecoms
Consumer Goods
Telecoms
Financials
Materials
Industrials
Industrials
Financials
Consumer Goods
Consumer Goods
Consumer Goods

Water

Company
Sector
Acknowledge
Priortise
Set Strategy & Goals
Track
Consumer Goods
Consumer Goods
Consumer Goods
Consumer Goods
Industrials
Consumer Goods
IT
Consumer Goods
Financials
Consumer Goods
Consumer Goods
Utilities
Consumer Goods
Materials

Biodiversity

Company
Sector
Acknowledge
Priortise
Set Strategy & Goals
Track
Consumer Goods
Consumer Goods
Consumer Goods
Materials

Land-system change

Company
Sector
Acknowledge
Priortise
Set Strategy & Goals
Track
Consumer Goods
Consumer Goods
Consumer Goods
Consumer Goods

Material Stewardship

Company
Sector
Acknowledge
Priortise
Set Strategy & Goals
Track
Materials
Consumer Goods
Consumer Goods
Consumer Goods

Harmful Substances

Company
Sector
Acknowledge
Priortise
Set Strategy & Goals
Track
Consumer Goods
Consumer Goods

Air Quality

Company
Sector
Acknowledge
Priortise
Set Strategy & Goals
Track
Materials

Fair Compensation

Company
Sector
Acknowledge
Priortise
Set Strategy & Goals
Track
Consumer Goods
Consumer Goods
Financials
Consumer Goods

Financial Inclusion

Company
Sector
Acknowledge
Priortise
Set Strategy & Goals
Track
Financials
Financials
Financials

Community resilience

Company
Sector
Acknowledge
Priortise
Set Strategy & Goals
Track
Materials

Human rights

Company
Sector
Acknowledge
Priortise
Set Strategy & Goals
Track
Consumer Goods
Consumer Goods

Diversity

Company
Sector
Acknowledge
Priortise
Set Strategy & Goals
Track
Financials

Our casebook is an evolving project. To suggest a company or request an update to your company’s case, please contact admin@embeddingproject.org.


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