Who Are We.

Sustainability Business Intelligence (SBI) is a global reporting agency, focused on governments’ sustainability efforts. SBI also offers corporate sustainability reporting and consultancy services.

Our Process

SBI generates reliable, relevant and standardised information on a country and its government’s sustainability efforts with which to assess opportunities and risks and enable more informed decisions by external investors. The result is The Hummingbird Report, a worldwide recognized benchmark in national and regional sustainability reporting.

Our Approach

SBI is a global nonprofit organisation that works with its network of more than 180 nations. Together with selected partners SBI strives to build a just and sustainable world. From its global offices SBI enables worldwide communications of governments' and countries' sustainable processes and strategies.

Our Mission

SBI’s mission is to work with countries and corporations to create a just and sustainable world. SBI envisions an environment in which everyone can lead a prosperous and dignified life within the boundaries of the Earth’s natural resources. SBI’s goal is to communicate positive actions, bringing focus on impacting and sustainable efforts and evoking change.

Our Partners / Our Audience

All of SBI’s reports adhere to the Global Reporting Initiative G4 Standards.

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Our Services.

SBI specialises in assisting governments, governmental agencies and private organisations with a variety of sustainability and branding services.

Government Sustainability Reporting The Hummingbird Report

In line with the requirements of the 2015 Paris Accord, governments at the regional and national level are called to report on their activities which impact the environment, society, and their economy.


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Corporate Sustainability Reporting

Sustainability reporting is a vital step towards achieving a sustainable global economy. Reporting adds value in a number of areas such as building trust amongst stakeholders, improved processes and systems, progressing vision and strategy, reducing compliance costs and giving companies a competitive advantage.

Branding reports

SBI specialises in producing high-quality business and economic country reports or branding campaigns. Through partnerships with top international media titles, SBI publishes special features across the globe. SBI can be a vital communications bridge for governments and companies who want to promote their strengths and assets worldwide in order to attract foreign direct investment.


SBI consults directly with governments, local corporations, civil institutions, non-for-profit organisations and multinationals to help them improve their reporting on the areas of sustainable development, corporate responsibility and governance. SBI helps its clients increase revenue, manage risk, and enhance brand and reputation.

Capacity Building

SBI carries out a number of educational workshops and training programs for business, government agencies, and non-for-profit organisations in order to train and certify them in the subject of sustainability reporting.

Event Planning – Roundtables

SBI’s events department specializes in providing top-level sustainability diplomacy services. Through a carefully designed set of communication solutions SBI Events encourages cross cultural business development between countries, regions and sectors. SBI Events creates influential roundtables on the topic of sustainability, fostering debate and promoting engagement. SBI Events enable exclusive networking opportunities among the highest profile of business, political and academic audiences.

Featured Reports

Press Coverage

September 21, 2016

A climate of change

Our environment correspondent, Miranda Johnson, assesses the latest efforts to curb climate change as the UN General Assembly gets underway. Dr Brent Seales explains how we can now read an ancient, burnt scroll without unrolling it. And Ananyo Bhattacharya explains why bad science may be hereditary.

SEPTEMBER 16, 2016

EU Leaders Pledge Quick Ratification of Paris Climate Accord

European Union leaders gave a political nod to the fast ratification of the global climate accord, a step that could enable the pact to come into force less than a year after it was agreed to by more than 190 nations in Paris.

September 03, 2016

U.S., China ratify Paris climate agreement

The United States has joined China to formally ratify the Paris agreement to curb climate-warming emissions, the world's two biggest economies said on Saturday, which could help put the pact into force before the end of the year.

December 14, 2015

Paris climate change agreement: the world's greatest diplomatic success

In the final meeting of the Paris talks on climate change on Saturday night, the debating chamber was full and the atmosphere tense. Ministers from 196 countries sat behind their country nameplates, aides flocking them, with observers packed into the overflowing hall.

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