11 Nov '11, 7pm

The 7 Secrets of Successful Sustainability Consultants

The 7 Secrets of Successful Sustainability Consultants

The business of sustainability consulting is expected to reach $8.7 billion in the U.S. and $1.6 billion in the United Kingdom in just two years, and the expanding market poses two key questions for the supply and the demand side of that growth scenario: What does it take to be a leader in the field? What questions should companies ask themselves and consulting firms before inking a deal for services? New research from independent analyst firm Verdantix examines those questions from the perspective of the U.K. market, one of the most mature for sustainability practices. The company surveyed major companies that work with consultancies and examined 14 well-known consultancy firms to put together the Green Quadrant Sustainability Business Consulting report for 2011 . The assessment identified Deloitte , Ernst & Young , KPMG and PwC as leaders with other firms -- Accenture, A...

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