The Cornerstone

What is social sustainabilty?

/ Turning impact on people into business success

Investing in social sustainability is crucial for businesses aiming to build long-term value and positive stakeholder relationships. It involves implementing practices that ensure fair treatment, inclusivity, and support for employees, workers, communities and end-users.

By prioritizing ethical labor, promoting diversity, and investing in community development – businesses can create a supportive environment. This enhances workforce well-being, strengthens reputation, and builds trust, ensuring resilient and responsible growth that benefits both the organization and society.

Social Impact vs. Social Sustainability: Understanding the Difference

/ From impact to legacy

Social sustainability sets the stage for businesses by providing the principles and practices necessary to create a supportive and equitable environment. From this foundation, organizations can work towards their ultimate goal of generating substantial and lasting social impact if they wish to do so.

How we impact your business

Be one step ahead of the future

Today’s dynamic business environment does not allow you to solely focus on profit anymore. Not only are your end-users becoming more and more discerning – your employees and the community around you are raising more questions about your social policies as well. Furthermore, the need for accountability within a legal context is increasing.

As pioneers in humanizing businesses and fostering People-first environments – we  understand the challenges your organization faces today like no other. That’s why we are here to help you meet these evolving expectations. Our data-driven, research-focused approach enables companies to embrace social sustainability and thereby generate enduring long-term business value.

Working on social sustainability means managing your organization's impact on all stakeholders.


Attract the right (impact) investors​

Finance your People-first plans with The Cornerstone’s impact intelligence and practical step-by-step plans, and attract the investors you need. 


Take the lead by being transparent​

Stay ahead of the increasing market demand for social sustainability with our proven strategies and stay ahead of the increasing call for accountability.


your image

Two birds in one stone! Enhance your reputation to the outside world and your end-users whilst attracting and retaining top talent within your company.

Our social sustainability solutions benefit everyone involved with your business​

/ Organisations thrive when the people do​

Your efforts to foster a great and safe workplace where people will go the extra mile for your business.

How you build long term partnerships & manage risks of social injustice in your value chain.

How your company affects communities and engages with them.

The people whose lives you want to better by offering your product.