We speak in plain English and use the whole range of communications options to facilitate new conversations both within organisations and externally. From convening high-level workshops and meetings to drafting papers and publishing comprehensive reports, we communicate complex issues with clarity and simplicity. We offer communications assistance at all levels from writing to final report production.

Food Futures #DoBusinessUnusual


3Keel was asked to identify the emerging trends and areas of innovation in the UK food system. The project comprised horizon scanning, stakeholder events, interviews and the design of a public-facing report.

Sustainable Food Systems Framework

Institute of Food Science and Technology

3Keel were commissioned by the Institute of Food Science & Technology to develop a 'food sustainability framework' and identify opportunities for the Institute to expand its work on key sustainability topics.

Research priorities for UN Global Goals


3Keel partnered with Beechlight to facilitate a 4-day ‘Bellagio’ convening on Lake Como, on behalf of the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC), the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) and The Rockefeller Foundation. The purpose was to develop an agreed approach for the Towards a Sustainable Earth (TaSE) initiative, a new venture to identify global research and innovation priorities that will enable the satisfaction of the UN Global Goals. 

M&S and WWF-UK landscapes event


3Keel facilitated a one-day workshop in London on Landscape Approaches for WWF-UK and M&S.

WWF-UK landscape approaches

15th February, 2017

On October 18th, 3Keel facilitated a Landscapes Approaches workshop in London for more than 40 representatives from business, NGOs, the public sector and academia. The workshop was convened by WWF-UK and Marks & Spencer and provided a space for participants to explore the theoretical and practical implications of creating landscape-scale solutions to sustainable land use challenges.

Oxfam’s approach to resilience in Asia


Together with Oxfam staff from 11 countries and 5 Oxfam affiliates, 3Keel developed an overarching approach to resilience that focuses on supporting poor women and men achieve six key outcomes for communities.

NERC water risk workshop


NERC commissioned 3Keel to plan and run a one-day workshop, bringing together researchers and the private sector to improve understanding of global freshwater systems, and support the mitigation of water risks to global supply chains and local communities.

WWF-UK food security report published

14th October, 2016

Ensuring citizens are sufficiently fed has been a key concern of governments since ancient times. However, due to a series of food shocks over the past 50 years international efforts to eradicate hunger have ignited global interest in the concept of ‘food security’. Partner Richard Sheane explores how food security is framed and where biodiversity fits in.

Certification business case guidance published

22nd July, 2016

WWF have published the 'business case' guidance document we developed in collaboration with staff from across the charity's network. The research was commissioned in response to a growth in the desire to make the ‘business case’ for sustainable business practices to key decision-makers.  Read more about the project and download the resource here.

Creating the business case for certification


WWF commissioned 3Keel to write an accessible yet comprehensive guide to creating the ‘business case’ for credible certification and better management practices (BMPs) in the production of agricultural, forestry and fish commodities.

A decade of change in the food system

#DoBusinessUnusual - behind the scenes of new WRAP report

5th November, 2015

3Keel has been working with WRAP to identify the opportunities and risks facing our food system from farm to fork over the next ten years.

Food security & its impact on biodiversity


3Keel was selected to undertake research and facilitate a workshop for senior staff on how WWF-UK should frame the topic of 'food security' in the context of its wider objectives of protecting global biodiversity.