The Engaging Stakeholders Network
A global network of companies
who believe transparency has a critical role to play in moving towards
a sustainable world.

With more than 25 years of expertise, SustainAbility convenes the Engaging Stakeholders network and draws on a range of experts across industry sectors, NGOs and academia to benefit and enrich the Engaging Stakeholders member experience.

The network helps member companies identify and understand the latest transparency trends, risks and opportunities and apply transparency in ways that help each company accelerate solutions to key systemic issues. Member companies build trust and unlock new possibilities by networking and collaborating with peers.

The cost to join the network is USD $20,000.

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Some of the world's biggest brands are members. Join now to start networking with them today.

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Benefits & why join

Why companies join

Engaging Stakeholders members believe that transparency is an important part of extended leadership in the sustainable economy.

They benefit from guidance and resources to turn the necessary level of transparency into reality.

How does the Engaging Stakeholders
Network help?

We curate an active conversation with our members – through webinars, a social network, conference calls and in-person meetings. By uncovering emerging issues and opportunities, we explore topics geared to advancing each member company’s transparency agenda.

We compel members to seek a better, more sustainable future enabled by the right information reaching the right stakeholders in the right format at the right time and frequency. We work directly with member companies to understand their specific needs.

Partner for success

Every Engaging Stakeholders network member is assigned a dedicated liaison at SustainAbility who is on hand for advice, and whose role is to get to know your business, its people and its unique challenges.

Business is changing

Growing public awareness of the environmental and social impacts of business; the power of social media to change the nature of the debate; the increasing role of third-party ratings and guides in influencing consumer and investor behavior are just a few of the factors causing a rapid shift in expectations around corporate transparency and accountability.

You need to respond

As a company, there has never been a greater need to engage effectively with your stakeholders, articulate a credible sustainability vision, demonstrate progress toward it and respond constructively to criticism from any direction.

Sample of Our Members

Loblow Intel PG&E Volkswagen Walt Disney Ford Novo Nordisk RBS Astra Zeneca

What they say

  • I learn new perspectives on emerging issues and trends — an external validation and reality check for internal conversations. - Dr. Daniel-Sascha Roth, Reporting and Communications Manager, Volkswagen
  • Engaging Stakeholders works well because it merges SustainAbility’s thought provoking insights with experience from leading companies. The community is a fantastic resource that I continue to access throughout the year. - Katie McQuaid, Director of Corporate Responsibility, Time Warner Inc
  • Neimann Sharing challenges and discussing current issues through the cross-industry network is truly invaluable. - Thomas A. Niemann, Reporting Manager, Ford Motor Company


You must have an account with us to gain unlimited access to our ever-growing library of research reports, issue briefings and members-only presentations on the latest sustainability challenges and opportunities for business.

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