Developing a sustainability strategy to go with your business plan

Gavin Lendon

Posted: Wed 8th Sep 2021

In this Plan it with Purpose video, Gavin Lendon of Sustainology UK Limited explores what a business should consider when developing a sustainability strategy.

Gavin also discusses some of the main challenges business owners face when developing sustainability strategies, and shares his top tips for any business owners starting out on their own sustainability journeys.


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Gavin Lendon
Hi welcome to my profile. I am a hospitality and sustainability consultant.  I own and operate two businesses. ROMULUS ADVISORY The first is a consultancy for the hospitality industry.  I help bar, club, hotel, pub and restaurant owners increase their revenue and profit whilst reducing their stress.  I achieve this through developing a straegy with owners to increase turnover, manage costs and improve profitability.  You can find me at www.romulus-advisory.co.uk or via social media listed under my personal social media profiles here. SUSTAINOLOGY UK My second business helps organisations like yours with sustainability.  We help you make positive changes that don't cost the earth. Sustainability is an extremely complex issue and goes well beyond helping the environment.  With over 134,000 mentions a month on social media and rising the complexity and volume of noise is there for all to see.  We can help you understand the problem and develop a strategy to make positive change a reality.  Read the Sustainology UK profile or visit the website Alternatively, simply contact me via social media or by phone so that we can understand your needs. A Bit About Me I qualified as a chartered accountant in 1991 and proceeded to work in corporate finace organising mergers and acquistions, helping clients prepare strategies supported by strategic and business plans. From there I worked in the City for organisations such as Amey, Land Securities, London Underground and Sodexo. Since 2011 I have run my own businesses working with clients large and small including Wilmott Dixon and Ashley House. I gravitated over to my love of hospitality where I have helped a number of pubs, hotels and restaurants with their business issues including strategy, business grwoth and funding. I have always had an interest in sustainability issues since childhood when I noticed the change in biodiversity when our local deciduous forest was replaced with conifers.  My passion was rekindled as the climate crisis worsened.  Using my experience of strategy design and implementation I am helping organisations reach certification under the various environmental criteria out there e.g. B-Corp and ISO 14001.  It is so great to combine a personal love with a business ambition.    

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