Who we are

“We didn’t inherit the earth from our parents, we simply borrow it from our children”

At our heart, we are a purpose-led advisory firm focused on driving profit to positively impact our planet.

Headquartered in the UK, EARTH 51 was founded by Akhil Handa to help organisations recalibrate the balance between financial growth & sustainability, and become better businesses shaping a better world.

In 2019-20, we helped nearly 40 clients in 14 countries thread sustainability into their organisational DNA. In 2020, we were awarded “SIGNATORY” status at the UNITED NATIONS GLOBAL COMPACT.

How We Can Help


Grow your financials – profit, revenue, customer acquisitions & retain employees

Assess your performance Vs 17 UN Sustainable Development Goals

Tell your story – the world needs to hear your journey

Build trust – with investors, employees, clients & local govt

Gain access to green finance 

Get an independent 3rd party validation 



Remedy fatal flaws across the investment portfolio

Deep screen your portfolio – mitigate red-flags and build resilience

Clearly measure your return on impact

Deliver on fiduciary duties to your ‘Limited Partners’ (LPs)

Align your impact investments to the 17 UN Sustainable Development Goals

Deliver on both profit & planet

Client Experiences

The EARTH SCORE is a representation of the Sustainability Index across all our clients, industry & geographic regions.


Earth Score ®

The EARTH SCORE® is a cumulative representation of the sustainability index across all our clients, industry & geographic regions.

The wheel represents a real-time analysis of our portfolio across a 169 targets encompassed in the 17 United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.

Your Journey with Us

A Roadmap to Sustainability


Assessment Interview

Sustainability Footprint Analysis

Consensus on action


Declaration to leadership & board

Strategy definition

Synchronise sustainability roadmap

KPIs & timelines

Enablement sessions

Check point reviews


Report out to internal stakeholders

Share progress externally

Key learnings optimised & repurposed

  • Services




  • Analysis of Sustainability Footprint // 5+ SDGs

  • Dedicated helpline

  • Onboarding & Quickstart Assistance

  • 3rd Party Digital Badge Asset – Bronze

  • 1 face to face workshop for internal enablement

  • Business case expertise for CFO's office

  • 12-24 month strategy definition

  • Co-development of KPI matrix & timelines

  • Data Management of output

  • Quaterly progression indicators

  • Creation of biz Summary showcased via comms

  • 3rd party "Letter of Assessment"

  • 3rd party digital badge asset- Silver

  • Bi-annual reviews of business indicators

  • 3rd party digital badge asset - Gold

  • Referrals for investors

  • Investor narrative with collateral

  • Declaration to board & leadership team

  • Joint case references shared at industry events

  • Access to Earth Score & think tank research