Black Sun plc

Black Sun plc

Business overview

Black Sun is a global stakeholder communications agency, with offices in London and Singapore.

We help businesses to communicate authentically how they deliver value to their stakeholders. We believe that inspiring strategic communications can spark positive change and drive long-term, sustainable performance. 

We are powered by a unique mix of strategic insight, creative inspiration, and technology advantage, and are united by a common purpose: making businesses more valued in the eyes of their stakeholders.


Sustainable investor relations services

The advisory and insight team bring investor engagement, ESG subject-matter expertise and storytelling to assist you develop quality content and strategic thinking to land with your stakeholders.

  • Corporate reporting advisory
    Annual Report advisory including strategic communications advice and regulatory and best practice guidance
  • ‘Core and more’ reporting suite advisory and specialist impact reporting (e.g. ESG) advisory work, including key frameworks including SASB, TCFD etc.
  • Sustainability communications
    Research and insights to appraise existing materials including content audits, peer assessment, and gap analysis including key theme identification
  • Designing and delivering sustainability communications, planning executions and measuring resulting impact
  • Positioning, including messaging hierarchy, value drivers, channel deployment advice and narrative development

Sustainability report editorial guidelines and development of supplementary disclosure formats data books/factsheets


ESG/Sustainability advisory

  • Desktop peer and competitor reviews and gap analysis preparation. ESG raters and investor framework gap analysis landscape exploration
  • ESG policy and strategy development and articulation including creating (e.g. using workshops)
  • Sustainable Development Goal reviews and assessment and reporting
  • Deep dive on climate reporting and disclosure (e.g. TCFD support) and subject matter expertise across the sustainability spectrum of issues and risks
  • Materiality assessments – desktop reviews including company documents, internal and external stakeholder surveys to validate and rank issues identified, followed by prioritisation; Follow-up interviews/focus groups to validate prioritised issues in advance of finalising the most material issues, impacts and risks


Naomi Hawkins

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