We support private and public sector clients in tackling resource risks and enhancing their performance through higher resource productivity and a lower environmental footprint. We advise companies on how to capture emerging opportunities in energy, water, waste, and land use and how to harness the potential of clean technologies to create smarter systems, new jobs, and competitive advantage. We help governments to incorporate sustainability into their long-term economic growth plans, supporting the welfare and prosperity of their people and protecting the natural environment.
Our clients include:
Basic materials and energy companies. We work with mining companies, oil companies, chemicals producers, and utilities to reshape business models, enhance regulatory strategies, introduce more resource-efficient new technologies, manage environmental liabilities, and make step-change improvements in operational resource productivity.
High-tech engineering companies. We support engineering companies in building clean technology businesses, optimizing R&D portfolios, shaping regulatory strategies, developing financing arms, and introducing energy- and resource-efficient production processes.
Consumer companies. We help consumer goods producers develop new green products and implement transformation programs to increase resource productivity and sustainability throughout their supply chains.
Financial institutions. We advise banks, sovereign wealth funds, institutional investors, and private equity firms on investment opportunities in sustainable businesses and clean technologies. We also help clients analyze their exposure to resource risk, including regulatory and carbon risk.
Multilateral organizations. We serve development banks, and other multilateral bodies on issues ranging from low-emissions growth to energy access and clean technology to international financing mechanisms.
Philanthropic organizations. We work with many of the world’s most eminent philanthropic organizations to address global challenges such as promoting sustainable agriculture and fishing, reducing deforestation, alleviating poverty and responding to climate change.
Cities. We work with cities to plan and implement programs covering infrastructure, transport, greenhouse gas emissions, and waste and water.
Countries. We support Governments in developing national strategies to reduce emissions, pursue green growth, address land use and food supply challenges, adapt to climate change, and transform water supplies.