Purposeful and authentic connection

Corporate businesses are increasingly under pressure to communicate authentic stories about their purpose and to better respond to changes on the corporate governance and disclosure landscape. Squaring the circle of reputation, sustainability and investor interests is an essential exercise in maintaining a company’s viability.

Our expertise lies in looking at the whole sustainability value-chain and helping our clients identify their sustainability issues and impacts, suggesting ways to address these that are strategic, compelling and meaningful. We believe that our client’s stakeholders should not only read their sustainability story, but also see, feel and even touch it.

We help clients to make better decisions, integrate sustainability into their business and create innovative purpose-led solutions. Sustainability is a broad term – it means different things to different stakeholders. Our team have the experience to understand different perspectives. We offer a complete sustainability advisory and communication service – from insight, to consultancy, engagement and reporting.

A trusted partner for blue-chip businesses
Luminous work with organisations across a range of sectors and geographies. In the UK, we work with over 50 FTSE-listed businesses, mainly in the FTSE 350, as well as some ambitious Main Market, Small Cap and AIM companies. We are currently helping a number of listed businesses with sustainability consultancy and communications, including FTSE 100 Informa and Berkeley Group and FTSE 250 CLS, Oxford BioMedica, Sirius Minerals and Synthomer. Outside the UK we are advising Hibernia REIT, listed on Euronext Dublin, and Kindred, listed on the Nasdaq Stockholm.

Award-winning sustainability reporting
We are at the forefront of latest thinking and insight drives everything we do. We understand what best-in-class looks like and we are respected for the powerful way we combine creativity and content to create effective solutions. Our sustainability reporting has been widely recognised by influential industry associations, with success at the Corporate & Financial Awards, Galaxy Awards, IARD Awards, IR Magazine Awards, IR Society Best Practice Awards and the Responsible Business Awards.

Awards

Insight

The Luminous way – ensuring sustainable stories connect with key influencers

James Whittingham

Senior Sustainability Consultant James Whittingham outlines how Luminous help clients at every stage of the sustainability journey.

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Squaring the circle

James Whittingham

We find ourselves increasingly having conversations about the nexus of purpose, responsible business and sustainability and how important they are in the overall communication journey. Senior Sustainability Consultant James Whittingham explains.

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Spotlight on energy and carbon reporting

James Whittingham

James Whittingham, Luminous’ Senior Sustainability Consultant took part in Carbon Credentials’ webinar, ‘Navigating the complexities around the new Streamlined Energy and Carbon Reporting’. He sets out the key findings.

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Which way to sustainable value?

Stephen Butler

Where are leading businesses reaping value from their sustainability strategies? Stephen Butler, Director of Stakeholder Engagement, discusses the issue.

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Are you telling your sustainability story successfully?

James Whittingham

James Whittingham, Senior Sustainability Consultant at Luminous, looks at how companies can better communicate their sustainability story to more fully engage with their key stakeholders.

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Blog post / 07.02.19

The world’s business model is changing – are you ready?

We're delighted to share this week's guest blog by Jonathan Labrey, Chief Strategy Officer at the International Integrated Reporting Council (IIRC), who explains why it's time to follow a new business model.

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Blog post / 21.01.19

Making brands more sustainable

Luminous Head of Marketing Nada Zbirek asked Heather Rankin, sustainability consultant and writer, for her top tips on how to make sustainability a part of your corporate brand.

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Blog post / 10.01.19

Spotlight on the United Nations climate summit

James Whittingham sums up the key outcomes of last month's United Nations climate summit.

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Blog post / 22.11.18

Culture reporting: still a long way to go

The wrong culture has been identified as a contributing factor in several recent corporate failings. Stephen Butler shares his thoughts on how corporates could report in a far more meaningful way.

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