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Competitive Landscape: Sustainability Consulting Services Elevate Corporate Excellence, Western Europe

Published: 27 November 2013

ID: G00247576

Analyst(s): Bettina Tratz-Ryan


Metrics like carbon emissions and energy consumption are vital elements of a business risk assessment. Consulting firms need to provide services in reporting, environmental strategy and green efficiency to help Western European enterprises and SMBs build compliance and a greener brand.

Table Of Contents


  • Definition
  • Sustainability Is Becoming a Key Risk-Assessment Issue in Europe
    • Policy Drivers
    • Linking Sustainability Reporting to Corporate Excellence
    • Linking Finance to Risk Management
    • Linking Sustainability to Business Performance
    • Linking Sustainable Compliance and Brand to Life Cycle Management and Eco-footprinting
    • Linking Carbon Risk to Market Pricing: Uncertainty About EU ETS Carbon Trading Survival
  • EU Energy Directive Is a Game Changer
    • Turning an Industry Challenge Into an Opportunity: Sustainable Sourcing
    • Overcoming Barriers to Penetrate SMB Markets
  • Competitive Situation and Trends
  • Market Players
  • The Future of Competition
  • Competitive Profiles
    • Accenture
    • Atos
    • BearingPoint
    • Capgemini
    • CGI
    • Deloitte
    • EY
    • KPMG
    • PwC
  • References and Methodology

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