Our purpose.

To prepare organisations to be prosperous and resilient over the long-term and a core part of the global sustainability solution.

Our vision.

Morphosis is the partner of choice for organisations seeking transformational sustainability results.


Our Approach.

Morphosis creates forward-sighted, value-focused and living sustainability strategies that are integral to companies, owned by stakeholders and simple to implement. Our approach is grounded on deep practical experience and understanding of critical success factors for corporate sustainability programs. We work with our six STRATEGY DEVELOPMENT PRINCIPLES below.

  • Stakeholder MOTIVATION.

Ensure your business leaders and other key stakeholders are engaged and taking ownership of the strategy, helping to smooth the approval process and supporting leadership of it over time.

Enable staff to embrace it within their specific roles and personal interests.

  • Practical Implementation.

Establish the smart KPIs, tools, systems, procedures and roles needed for good operationalisation and quality reporting.

  • Simple Communication.

Structure and present the strategy to ensure all relevant stakeholders will appreciate it and move to action.

  • Material FOUNDATION.

Focus on the sustainability issues that are most material to your business and your key stakeholders.

Interpret the systemic trends that will reshape your priority list of material issues over time, from climate change to digitalisation.

  • SHARED VISION.

Develop vision that is shared by your leaders, staff and other stakeholders, helping to ensure alignment on the destination and the inspiration and motivation needed to sustain the journey there.

  • Corporate Integration.

Interface well with your corporate strategy, structure, values and culture, to improve focus, ownership and accountability.


Simon Carter, DIRECTOR.

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Simon is a pioneering corporate sustainability professional with 20+ years of experience, including in corporate sustainability leadership and management, sustainable design, responsible investment, and climate change science.

Prior to founding Morphosis in 2008, he was the Regional Head of Sustainability - Asia Pacific for a global property services provider, the first known role of its kind world-wide. In this role he developed and implemented corporate sustainability programs at the national and regional levels and co-initiated the firm’s global program. 

Simon originally trained and practiced as an architect and in the early 2000s was National Sustainable Design Manager for leading Australian architectural practice BVN, also a first-of-kind role.

In recent years he has focused on the challenge of ensuring that digitalisation in the built environment is responsible, ethical and sustainable and is the Founding Chair of the Sustainable Digitalisation Project, which is charged with this purpose.

In 2012 he was part of the Our Far South expedition in the Southern Ocean and Antarctica to examine climate and ecosystem change in that region and implications for New Zealand and the world.

Simon is a sought after public speaker and has authored various publications, including Crossing the Threshold - a primer for sustainable digitalisation in real estate and cities.

LinkedIn:  www.linkedin.com/in/simoncarterprofile 


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Morphosis have helped lead the creation and implementation of the Grosvenor Group’s long-term global sustainability vision and strategy since mid 2011. They are highly knowledgeable, passionate and committed and combine a solid understanding of corporate sustainability with systemic thinking and an engagement-based approach. Morphosis has helped us create an amazing vision for our future that is generating some terrific results across our business. We would certainly recommend them.
— Kate Brown, Director of Sustainability, Grosvenor Group