CEOs may be missing a key opportunity to meet sustainability challenges by engaging their boards of directors.
McKinsey Research finds that operational improvements can reduce energy consumption by 10 percent to 20 percent, which is far less than the 50 percent of consumption that can be cut by use of renewable resources. McKinsey says that global manufacturing – which the research says accounts for half of all global ... Read more »
More than half (52 percent) of businesses rank eco-efficiency as a high or growing priority, according to PricewaterhouseCoopers’ latest survey, released today. The poll of more than 600 business professionals shows that firms are putting greater emphasis on efforts to drive financial savings and build a competitive advantage in the ... Read more »
CH2M Hill, Deloitte, Ernst & Young, ERM, KPMG, McKinsey, PE International, and PwC stand out as the leading sustainability consulting firms, says a report from independent analyst firm Verdantix.
Some 39 percent of major companies say that Ernst & Young is the sustainability consulting company they prefer, and Microsoft leads the software category with the same score, according to a Verdantix survey. KPMG achieved the highest preference score in the sustainability assurance market with 36 percent, and the Global ... Read more »