In the past, sustainability has been seen as no more than a necessary compliance issue, a box to tick or a shareholder question to answer. However, times have changed and whilst the regulatory environment is pushing for ever higher environmental targets, there is also a growing demand from consumers and businesses for greener, leaner and more ethical products and services. This means that no longer can businesses afford to treat sustainability as an add-on; it is now an essential part of future business planning and success.
But of course sustainability is about far more than protecting our environment; it is also about improving society, and ensuring good economic performance across all parts of the sustainability value chain.
At Deloitte, we bring together the vast breadth of the firm to provide a range of integrated and holistic services and solutions for all businesses. Whether your challenge is sustainable consumption, climate risk planning or even the design of a sustainable eco-city we have the in-depth knowledge and passion to help you make the right choices for the on-going success of your business.
Deloitte has significantly enhanced its dedicated Sustainability Service team during 2010 with the acquisition of the leading carbon management consultant dcarbon8 and the sustainability team within the leading international real estate advisors Drivers Jonas Deloitte. Our core advisory services and solutions are divided into three principle divisions.
Mandatory carbon reporting
The UK Government has announced mandatory carbon reporting for UK quoted companies. Read our guidance.
Developing your carbon strategy
Download the slides from the Deloitte breakfast briefing on developing your carbon strategy, in association with Achilles.
Developments in carbon reporting
The UK’s Climate Change Act 2008 requires the government to determine whether to mandate reporting on carbon emissions from April 2012.
Carbon reporting to date
A survey of carbon reporting practices amongst UK listed companies