Since 2008, YSEC has been leveraging the unique advantages of a student-run organization to provide quality sustainability solutions for organizations across the GREATER TORONTO AREA.

YSEC offers services in five core areas: market research and analysis, strategic planning, stakeholder engagement, business plan development and performance benchmarking.

With a team of academically and professionally diverse consultants, our areas of expertise span numerous fields and core functions to include: communications and marketing, small business development, outreach and engagement, transformation management, environmental assessment, not-for-profit fundraising, water and wastewater treatment, social-demographic research, cost benefit analysis, environmental compliance and reporting, event planning and sustainability policy.

Our goals are to:

  • Create Value: Strategy & Business Plan Development

  • Validate: Market Research & Analysis

  • Authenticate: Assurance & Auditing

  • Measure: CSR Performance Benchmarking

  • Implement: Social & Environmental Planning

  • Engage: Internal & External Stakeholders

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MARKET RESEARCH AND ANALYSIS

Access to world-class research facilities and a robust network enable us to offer comprehensive research and analysis through a unique and interdisciplinary lense, incorporating environmental, social as well as economic considerations.

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STRATEGIC PLANNING

By performing a thorough review of internal and external factors, both at the industry and firm level, we offer a third-party perspective on your company’s strategic positioning. We offer recommendations for the short- and long-term and facilitate the implementation of sustainability initiatives and Corporate Social Responsibility strategies.

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STAKEHOLDER ENGAGEMENT

YSEC lends credibility to the consultation process by conducting independent interviews with customers, suppliers, staff and/or other interested parties and analyzing stakeholder feedback in an unbiased manner