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Sustainability & Responsibility

Sustainability & Responsibility

An integrated approach that connects sustainability to your strategy—and to results

Sustainability & Responsibility

Every company is at its own stage in the journey toward a more sustainable, responsible, and equitable future. But what the leaders understand is that opportunities abound; embedding sustainability and corporate responsibility capabilities can create enormous value. Just look at the successful, enduring transformations we’ve enabled for our clients.

Our pragmatic solutions and integrated expertise ensure that your whole organization maximizes the ROI of your sustainability investments. And we understand that the most challenging sustainability issues can’t be fixed alone, so we'll help you foster multi-stakeholder collaboration and partnerships across your value chain.

We can help you embed sustainability in every facet of your strategy and operations, to address everything from energy and emissions to investments and due diligence. Our sustainability consulting expertise extends to plastics recycling and sustainable materialssustainable food systemssupply chain optimization, and diversity, equity, and inclusion

Our experience shows that vision and pragmatism go hand in hand. We can help you root sustainability in your core strategy, helping you translate ambitious goals into practical, actionable plans that get results.

Our Sustainability Approach

Our Sustainability Approach

The ESG Imperative in M&A

Acquirers need to assess target companies for hidden risks and for ways to advance their environmental, social, and corporate governance agendas.

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Sustainability Experience

Sustainability Experience

How We Can Help

How We Can Help

Climate Change

The climate imperative demands a comprehensive response to address risk and seize opportunities. Our climate change consultants can help you systematically reduce the carbon intensity of your operations, supply chain, and product mix—asset by asset and product by product. We'll help you design and execute a strategy that makes decarbonization a source of competitive advantage.

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Circular Economy

Reducing global waste requires more efficient use of energy and natural resources. Adopting a more circular business model can spur growth, reduce costs, and build resilience. We help you implement holistic solutions that unlock new opportunities, enhance customer value, and preserve our shared environment.

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Sustainable Food Systems

Consumers and governments are increasingly demanding better outcomes from global food systems. But innovative solutions are here, and there’s ample incentive to explore them. Transforming your business today can not only support a healthier planet, but also spur growth, reduce costs, and prepare your company for profitability in a more resource-constrained future.

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ESG Investing

Sustainability presents a range of opportunities and risks for investors. As the leading consulting advisor to the private equity industry, its key stakeholders, and other investors we provide the expertise you need to achieve sustained returns from your sustainability strategy. 

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Sustainable Supply Chains and Operations

In many respects, supply chains are at the heart of a company’s sustainability strategy—and key to their success. We can help you address critical issues from one end of the value chain to the other, so that your operations and supply chain evolve from a traditional, linear approach to a circular ecosystem.

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Equitable Outcomes

Companies that create a more diverse, equitable, and inclusive culture don’t merely benefit their employees; they also tend to outperform peers. We believe DEI is a journey, not a destination; we’ll help you embed more equitable practices across your organization, with powerful results for your bottom line and the health of the communities you serve.

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Consumer

As sustainability concerns rapidly alter the market for consumer products, CPG companies everywhere are rethinking their supply chains, brand portfolios, and operating models. Thanks to our unparalleled understanding of today’s consumer behaviors, we can help you execute a strategy that transforms your ESG priorities from a challenge to an opportunity.

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Are you ready to go Further℠?

A new model of leadership and collaboration is needed to address the sweeping effects of climate change. One that builds a more sustainable future for all.

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