Case Studies

Adore Me

Overview Moving from startup to industry leader is no mean feat. Initially, a startup requires tunnel vision, complete focus on survival. Ensuring that the product or service is wanted while addressing day-to-day challenges. The shift from survival to growth, is an important one. Determining the corporate culture, setting expectations of all stakeholders and refining what works is vital when growing a company. Adore Me is a New York based, online lingerie retailer that is shifting from startup to growth. The…

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Antis Roofing & Waterproofing

Overview We love people who see the value of doing good, and make every effort to live and breathe these efforts. Charles Antis, founder of Antis Roofing & Waterproofing embodies this mantra. Charles accredits the growth of his company, to the CSR and cause-marketing initiatives they have in place. Seeing a primary sector company cite “doing good” as a reason for achieving growth was amazing to us, and we wanted to learn more. We found, a need to generate clear…

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Private Landscaping Company

Overview Recognizing the importance of rehabilitation, the client (a Australia based horticulture company) wanted to refine their hiring practices. D3 were asked to develop a program which would formalize their commitment to social responsibility, by adopting an employment model that offers meaningful work to disadvantaged individuals and ex-offenders. The program identifies, trains and retains disadvantaged individuals and ex-offenders to become valued members of the company. Landscaping and construction are more than traditional sector jobs, they are about beautification, stability, and…

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Vanavehu – Children of the School

Overview We have worked with Vanavevhu since 2013. With Executive Director, Lizz Mhangami, we developed a 3-year strategic plan with focus on financial sustainability. After struggling to secure steady donations, Lizz dreamed of adopting an alternative financial model. Through conversations, audits, and research, D3 built a functional transition plan that built results tracking, cause marketing, and planning for the eventual adoption of the social enterprise model. After a year of hard work and certain programmatic overhauls, Vanavevhu entered its first…

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