Enabling executive leadership teams, board members, and senior leadership team, accelerate their organizations’ sustainability performance.

Highly engaging, bespoke and targeted masterclasses and a set of curated programs.

sustHub Programs

We see a strong need for basic support and learning to help many leaders starting their sustainability journey. Many larger and multinational organisations must also derive more value from their sustainability strategy and goals. Our research however indicates that there are significant knowledge gaps and we have identified key topics presenting the greatest need.



These courses have been designed to provide participants with a practical introduction to the who, where, why, when and how of sustainability.  This will equip you with the awareness, knowledge and skills required to underpin long-term sustainable behaviours…….

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Carbon footprinting is the starting point of a company’s journey to reducing their impact on global warming. A carbon footprint benchmark is established that gives detailed CO2 impacts from all the energies, resources and materials used in the business.

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The linear growth model favoured for the past 250 years was based on the availability of plentiful and inexpensive natural resources and is living on borrowed time. An economy built on the principles of ‘take, make, use, waste’ is no longer viable……

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Sustainability &

ESG Reporting

Delve into the best practices in sustainability ESG reporting and communications. The do’s and don’ts of sustainability in your annual reports, sustainability and ESG reports, policy documents, non-financial reporting requirements, PLC’s peer analysis and GRI (Global Reporting Initiative).

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Design Strategy,

Innovation &


Thinking like disruptors we integrate the disciplines of design strategy with design thinking methods and processes, best practices in innovation, creativity and organisational design as it applies to the principles and applications of sustainability and the circular economy.

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case stUdies

We have had the privilege of training many business leaders across many sectors. All with a passion to drive change for the better within their business and to their customers and stakeholders.  These are a selection of some of our engagements.

oUr team

Dr Declan Bogan | Founder & Senior Trainer

Dr Declan Bogan is CEO of innovate2zero a strategy, innovation and sustainability consultancy business. He is co-founder of SUSTHUB. Working with over 75+ organisations, on multiple engagements, Dr Declan Bogan has been immersed in the world of innovation across all areas of business at strategic, product portfolio, human, service, process, customer experience and total proposition levels From the bench to the boardroom, with micro to multinational organisations, Declan has worked internationally and locally with senior leaders and executives in Fortune 500 global household brand names across the total value ecosystem. He has mentored and coached many start-ups on their business proposition evolution, all with a sustainability/climate focus. Declan is a qualified Train the Trainer. He has a qualification in the circular economy from TU Delft.

Specialisation: Sustainability, Circular Economy, Design Strategy

Brian O’Kennedy | Founder & Senior Trainer

Brian O’Kennedy is CEO of Clearstream Solutions, a leading independent carbon management and corporate sustainability consultancy which he founded in 2009. Brian has over 20 years’ leadership experience in global supply chain management and procurement, particularly in the areas of IT, Media, Print and Packaging.  Brian has served as Chair of the CDP Ireland Network, the global carbon reporting program, and is also a member of Steering Committee of the global Responsible Sourcing standard, Verego SRS.  He has a degree in Economics from Trinity College, a Certificate in Sustainable Management from BSI Group and is currently studying the Circular Economy at TU Delft.

Specialisation: Sustainability, Circular Economy, Carbon

Ché McGann | Senior Trainer

Ché has 12 years’ experience in managing and delivering efficiency, cost-saving, and process improvement projects for multi-national, SME and start-up companies. Trained as a bio-medical engineer, Ché worked for a number of large multi-national medical device manufacturer’s such as Boston Scientific and Fisher and Paykel Healthcare before transitioning to the sustainability sector where she worked for Sustainable Nation Ireland to promote sustainable finance and business innovation among its members. Ché holds a BEng in Bio-Medical Engineering from Dublin City University and a MSc in Sustainable Development from TU Dublin.

Specialisation: Sustainability, Sustainability Reporting, Carbon

Grainne McIvor | Trainer

Gráinne is an Environmental Science graduate with both research and practical experience in organisational carbon footprinting. Following graduation, she was employed in Dublin City University’s Sustainability Office to assist in university management of emissions, waste, water, transport and biodiversity. DCU became the first university globally to submit to CDP’s climate change programme during her time there. She holds 3-002-RA: Verification of Greenhouse Gas Statements (Reasonable Assurance) certification.

Specialisation: Carbon

Caroline Moran Trainer

Caroline holds an MSc in Climate Change: Policy, Media and Society from Dublin City University and a BSc in Social Science from University College Dublin. Since completing her studies, she has worked at the DCU Sustainability Office on climate research projects and sustainability initiatives such as the DCU Climate Action Plan and DCU Carbon Footprinting. She has collaborated on projects with multiple higher education institutes on sustainability projects, both in Ireland and abroad, and also on initiatives with the Climate Action Regional Offices (CAROs).

Specialisation: Climate Change and Responsible Business 

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