Maximise Sustainability and ESG Impact

Defining Sustainability Strategy and Roadmap
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We work with you to identify relevant targets, and define your roadmap. This includes integrating relevant key solutions such as decarbonisation and the circular economy for a clear and practical way forward.  

Find out more about topics such as: 

  • Sustainable strategies, target setting and operational roadmaps
  • Corporate governance and operational model 
  • ESG reporting and disclosure 
  • Impact measurement, management, and communication 
Integrate ESG and Impact into the Investment Process
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Our experts provide adapted solutions to effectively integrate ESG and impact considerations into the investment process. 

Find out more about topics such as:

  • ESG integration 
  • ESG due diligence 
  • Impact measurement, management, and communication
  • ESG training and advisory
Energy Transition & Decarbonisation
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Discover how we can accompany you, wherever you may be on your Net Zero journey.

Find out more about our key enablers and accelerators:

  • Climate risk and net zero readiness assessments
  • Science based targets and scenario building
  • Enabling your organisational capabilities
  • Mobilisation of transition and green finance
Industry Applied Solutions
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We offer industry insights, local knowledge, technical knowhow, and pragmatic support for day-to-day challenges to feed into the right sustainability strategy and implementation plan for you.  

Some of the topics we cover include 

  • Circular economy 
  • Eco Industrial Sites & Facilities Maintenance 
  • Environmental & Resource Management 
  • Social Impact & Value Chain  
Enabling Implementation through Capability-Building
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Together, we help you build organisational and team capabilities to catalyse and sustain your sustainability journey, from the board to the frontline, and strengthen the organisational culture along the way. 

Find out more about topics such as: 

  • Organisational capabilities 
  • Learning & activation  
  • Culture transformation 

Case studies

We’ve developed industry best practices and created many of our own proprietary solutions to get our clients to the cutting edge – and keep them there.

Featured insights

We live in a volatile age. But there’s never been a better opportunity to reshape your actions and create a better world. Explore our thoughts on transformation and best practices in dynamic times.

Now is the time for leaders to build on the momentum and growing urgency to make business performance converge with positive impact - for people and the planet.

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Private equity firms need to assess the trends that now require them to adopt a more holistic approach and develop a clear vision on ESG evaluation.

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This article highlights five things chemical companies need to start doing right now to stay in the game.

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Learn how mining companies can integrate ESG into their operating model, scale up change, improve ESG governance, and measure impact.

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Meet the team

Explore the background and specialities of the experts who’ll be working with you.

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Melissa Barrett
Managing Director, Corporate Impact & Practices
Senior advisor with a focus on strategic sustainability transformation and innovation, helping organisations leverage their assets, capabilities and potential to deliver commercial, social and sustainable impact.
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David Rochat
EMEA Director of Sustainability Services
Senior executive with vast experience in designing and leading the implementation of sustainability management in organisations and providing advisory services to businesses facing environmental legal compliance challenges.
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Oliver Gawad
Middle East & Africa Director: Chemicals, Sustainability & Economic Impact
With 20+ years of management consulting in chemicals, manufacturing and public sector, Oliver is supporting clients designing and implementing sustainability strategies as well as mastering required transformational changes in organizations for long-term success.
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Alban Bitz
Director, dss+
Switzerland
As a Switzerland Director, Alban specialises in strategic decarbonisation journeys, particularly  ESG reporting, implementation and monitoring of sustainable development policies, energy efficiency, stakeholder and system management. Alban spent 10 years in the industry sector as R&D engineer and then Head of sustainability. For the last 10 years he is helping his clients in their sustainability strategy through consulting services.
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Federico Magalini
UK & Ireland Sustainability Market Lead
Federico, UK & Ireland Sustainability Market Lead at dss+, has background in Mechanical Engineer, and holds a PhD in Management, Economics and Industrial Engineering. In the past 15 years he focused his research and consultancy on e-waste management and industrial eco-efficiency. Federico has been working or coordinated several studies for EU Commission on e-waste and focused in the last 5 years on capacity building activities in developing countries, working with various UN agencies and developing training programs for policymakers and entrepreneurs.
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Massimo Marino
Italy Sustainability Market Lead
Environmental engineer and author with extensive experience in calculating impacts of industrial processes; expert in life cycle assessments. Founder of Perfect Food Consulting, which was acquired by dss+.
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Benoit Charriere
Stakeholder Engagement and Regional Development Lead
Benoit has been implementing sustainable solutions for public and private organizations for more than 15 years. Through his expertise in circular economy and regional development, he contributes to successful multi-stakeholder strategies and the optimization of territorial resources through new business models.
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Russell L. Cotton
Director, ESG and Sustainability Market Leader
North America
Russell has been in leadership roles and focused on delivering Consulting and ESG client solutions across multiple industries for the past 10 years and brings 18+ years of industry and consulting experience in heavy asset-intensive sectors.
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Dimitris Apostolidis
Director
Dimitris has 20+ years of professional experience in management consulting, sustainability, enterprise risk, and internal audit. He specializes in advising corporations on the integration of sustainability into their business models, sustainability/ESG internal controls inclusive of strategy and policy, maturity assessment, ESG reporting, enterprise risk assessment, materiality analysis, ESG assurance, and Due Diligence. He has been involved in a variety of projects for different clients in the private and public sectors in Europe and worldwide. Client sector experience includes Energy and Natural Resources, Power & Utilities, Banking & Financial Services, Food and Beverage, Telecommunications and Technology, Shipping, Industrial/ Manufacturing, Airport Operators, Real Estate, Construction and Renewable Energy, and Healthcare – Pharmaceutical and Textiles.
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Gerhard Bolt
Principal, Sustainability
Gerhard holds a PhD in Mechanical Engineering with 15+ years of experience in energy and carbon management. He has advised multi-nationals on their carbon tax, energy efficiency and decarbonisation strategies and has recently turned his focus to the development of transformational sustainability roadmaps and nature-based carbon solutions.
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Ankit Kapasi
India Sustainability Market Lead
Ankit Kapasi is a seasoned Environmental Practitioner with 20+ years of experience, spearheading the implementation of sustainability solutions for businesses worldwide. His expertise spans diverse domains such as resource efficiency, waste management, cleaner production, industrial symbiosis, energy management, and eco-industrial parks (EIPs), among others. Ankit's career has seen him successfully leading the delivery of transformative environmental initiatives to companies of all sizes, transcending geographical boundaries, aimed at creating an impact with his work. 
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Tina Passalari
Global Lead ESG and Sustainable Strategies
Tina has 25 years of experience in sustainability and management consulting, including business performance, governance, risk and compliance services. She specializes in working with corporates on integrating sustainability in their business models.
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Mark Dickson
Global Consultant: Energy Transition & Decarbonisation
Catalysing change in the energy sector, working with all relevant stakeholders ranging from Ministries to regulators and oil & gas companies, on issues such as renewables, gas-to-power, and more.