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Competitive Landscape: Sustainability Consulting as a Business Strategy in North America Will Become the New Normal

Published: 09 December 2013

ID: G00247575

Analyst(s): Bettina Tratz-Ryan , Alex Soejarto


Sustainability consulting continues to represent an important legislative and compliance area for North American businesses. We outline the consulting skills that technology and service providers require to meet sustainability risk assessment needs.

Table Of Contents


  • Scope
    • Key Measures for Sustainability
    • Reporting and Assurance
    • Strategy and Climate Change
    • Operational Efficiency and Energy
  • Competitive Situation and Trends
    • Sustainability Innovation
  • Market Players
  • The Future of Competition
    • Contractual Challenges: From Back Office to Front Office
    • New Competitive Forces: Shifting the Operational Paradigm
    • Industry Consortium and Nongovernmental Organizations Are a Challenge to Sustainability Consultants
  • Competitive Profiles
    • Accenture
    • CSC
    • Deloitte
    • Environmental Resource Management (ERM)
    • EY
    • KPMG
    • McKinsey & Co.
    • PwC
  • References and Methodology

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