sustainable is one of the leading management consultancies in the field of sustainability in Germany. In December 2021, the German research institute Wissenschaftliche Gesellschaft für Management und Beratung (WGMB) recognized us as a Hidden Champion with the highest consulting quality.

We have been advising companies exclusively on corporate sustainability and climate protection since our establishment in 2008. For us, this award is a great confirmation of the quality of our work and at the same time an incentive to continuously develop further as a top consultancy in the field of sustainability together with our clients.

About the award

The “Hidden Champion” has been awarded nationwide since 2003 and is a long-established seal of quality for consulting companies in Germany. It is not possible to apply for the award. The pre-selection is made exclusively based on suggestions by an independent panel of experts from science and practice – and on the basis of empirical preliminary studies conducted by the WGMB. The WGMB then uses a structured, detailed survey among 1,032 executives from large and medium-sized companies to identify the hidden champions – these are highly specialized consulting firms that are less familiar to the general public. What they all have in common is that their clients attest them a higher level of expertise in their field than the three large consulting firms McKinsey, BCG and Bain.

The sustainability consulting discipline includes advice on sustainability strategy, sustainability management, climate strategy, climate reporting and climate risks. We ranked first in this discipline, ahead of the consulting firms PwC, KPMG, EY and Kearney. In the survey, our customers particularly highlighted our expertise, our commitment, and our orientation towards practical and implementation approaches.

We are delighted to receive this award for our many years of work. Many thanks go to our clients, with whom we work together on the transformation to a sustainable economy and society, as well as to the motivated and tireless efforts of our employees.

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Sustainability strategy, sustainability management, climate strategy, climate reporting and climate risks

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