Climate & Sustainability

Guiding organisations to a more equitable, resilient and sustainable future

In a world facing unprecedented environmental and social challenges, moving towards a greener and more sustainable path is not a choice; it's a necessity.

Adopting renewable energy solutions, reducing carbon footprints and implementing sustainable business practices will make a positive impact on our planet, our future and your bottom line.

Deloitte is here to guide you on your transformative journey regardless of where you’re starting from. Together, we can build a more resilient and responsible world, one sustainable step at a time.

$178 trillion

Projected cost to the world economy from climate inaction by 2070.¹

1 million

Number of species facing extinction because of human activity.2

1.2 billion

Number of climate refugees there could be by 2050.³

Our services

We assist organisations in integrating sustainability into their business models, strategies and value chains. With a focus on practical implementation and long-term results, we collaborate closely with you to incorporate sustainable practices that drive positive change throughout your organisation.

Strategy

Operations

Finance

Reporting

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Strategy

Design or adapt your organisation’s strategy to set and achieve your sustainability goals.

  • Impact assessments and analytics
  • Organisation strategy and roadmap
  • Sustainable products innovation
  • Circularity
  • M&A opportunities and priorities
  • Integrated risk, workforce and policy strategies
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Operations

Mitigate sustainability risks and benefit from opportunities to transform your organisation.

  • Decarbonisation innovation and technology
  • Operations and Supply chain transformation
  • Tax structuring
  • Risk and resiliency management
  • Workforce transformation
  • Infrastructure solutions
  • Renewable energy transition
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Finance

Driving the transformation to a more sustainable future
Sustainable finance requires more than risk management. Increasing stakeholder pressures are creating a need for sustainability transformation in finance. We help identify where investments, lending, and operational finances might carry social and environmental risks, and work to mitigate them.

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Reporting

Integrating ESG into corporate reporting
Internal and external stakeholders require clear, reliable information about risks and opportunities related to climate and other ESG criteria. We guide the delivery of robust and transparent disclosures. We focus on impact evaluation, reporting and communication while verify qualitative and quantitative data.

Our approach

We offer a comprehensive 5-step approach to help organisations on their sustainability journey. We understand that each organisation and industry are unique with different challenges, maturity levels and needs, which is why we work with you to define your specific roadmap.

If you’re looking to transform your organisation to be more sustainable now and in the future, we’re your trusted partner in navigating your path every step of the way.

Understand your current position

Set goals and targets

Develop a tailored action plan

Implement and monitor

Engage your stakeholders and communicate

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Understand your current position

We will assess your current sustainability performance, including your operations, regulatory requirements, supply chain, industry benchmarks and stakeholder expectations. This will provide a baseline to measure progress and identify areas for improvement.

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Set goals and targets

We will work with your leadership to define specific sustainability goals and targets aligned with your overall business strategy. These goals should be ambitious yet achievable, and can focus on areas such as carbon emissions reduction, resource efficiency, waste reduction, or social impact.

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Develop a tailored action plan

Based on the goals and targets, we will develop a detailed action plan that outlines the steps needed to achieve your sustainability objectives. This plan includes timelines, responsibilities, key performance indicators and technology solutions to track progress effectively.

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Implement and monitor

We will support you in implementing the action plan, providing guidance and resources as needed. We will help you to regularly monitor progress, track key metrics and adjust strategies as required to ensure continuous improvement and to ensure alignment with new or updated regulations.

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Engage your stakeholders and communicate

We will help you to come up with a plan to engage your stakeholders, including employees, customers, suppliers, and investors, We can work together to develop effective communication strategies to share your progress, achievements, and challenges transparently.

Our solutions and differentiators

Through innovative tools and platforms, including proprietary solutions and alliances with leading technology providers, immersive lab experiences to support CxOs on their transformation, and relationships with recognised sustainability visionaries, organisations and think tanks, we benefit from a global ecosystem that can help organisations drive and accelerate their sustainability transition.

GreenLight Solution

Work towards your net-zero goals through real-time data analysis and actionable insights.

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GreenSpace Tech

Identify, apply and scale the best emerging and existing technologies to achieve your sustainability goals.

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Sustainable supply chain powered by SAP

Our sustainability solution offerings use SAP technologies and Deloitte’s subject matter expertise to manage sustainability related challenges and their respective opportunities in the areas of sustainable manufacturing and supply chain, transport and returnable packaging.

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Greenhouse Breakthrough labs

The Deloitte Greenhouse is an innovative and holistic concept and workshop programme that changes the way we deal with business challenges including sustainability.

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EMEA Sustainability Regulation Hub

A source of critical regulatory strategy insight and advice, designed to support business leaders, understand and assess how sustainability regulation will drive the evolution of business strategies and operating models.

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The Sustainability Accelerator Tool

The Sustainability Accelerator Tool (SAT) provides hospitals and healthcare organisations an end-to-end solution to become more sustainable, equitable and resilient.

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Insights

Climate Litigation and the Financial Sector

This report examines the role of the financial system with a specific focus on climate-related issues and litigation, with a selected case commentary notably covering access to information, duty of care and due diligence, fiduciary duty, insurance-related claims, and greenwashing.

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Pulse of Switzerland – Sustainability

When it comes to sustainability, companies, policymakers, and consumers are facing a dilemma. A recent population survey has found that the public expects all three groups to do more to make the country sustainable.

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Beyond Hype Navigating the Landscape of Climate Solutions

In the article we delve into each, examining their roles, economic impacts, technical intricacies, accelerators, and their combined potential to pave the way toward a sustainable, net zero future.

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Series: How to set up your ESG data, technology and people for success

Our series of five articles considers the role technology needs to play in sustainability, and how it can support the whole organisation to become sustainable.

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TrendRadar: Future of Sustainability

TrendRadar: Future of Sustainability provides a systematic overview of the most relevant sustainability trends.

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Corporate Sustainability Reporting Directive

The Corporate Sustainability Reporting Directive (CSRD,) recently approved by the European Union (EU) Council and Parliament, impacts businesses across the globe, including Swiss companies.

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Underwriting our planet

The climate and biodiversity crises are posing significant challenges to the insurance sector. In response, insurance companies have started implementing risk mitigation and resilience efforts.

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Switzerland’s route to a circular economy

Switzerland's journey to a circular economy is at a critical juncture, and the solutions may lie in the hands of its own industries.

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Navigating the landscape of impact investing

Investors are increasingly putting sustainability at the top of their agenda and recognising that factoring in environmental, social and governance (ESG) considerations can help mitigate investment risks and support companies actively driving sustainable transformations.

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How can compliance officers help their companies tackle ESG?

ESG. ESG? ESG! A much talked about topic, that used to be a “nice to have” but continues to gain attention, with its importance reflected by the growing number of national and international regulations.

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Start-ups in Sustainability

Meet the start-ups and scale-ups aiming to make business more sustainable

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Resilience of the Swiss logistics industry

The resilience of Swiss logistics and its dimensions were examined in view of the three likely crisis scenarios of an increase in geopolitical tensions, extreme climatic events and the outbreak of a pandemic.

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Circularity Gap Report Switzerland

In many areas of sustainability, Switzerland is ahead of the curve: it’s among the world’s best recyclers of municipal solid waste and decarbonised its electricity sector.

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Climate litigation – key concepts, risks and compliance strategies

Cases related to climate change that have been brought before judicial and financial supervisory authorities, investigatory bodies, and ombudsman schemes have more than doubled since 2015.

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Climate scenario testing - what financial companies need to know

As of 2024, climate reporting will be mandatory for large companies in Switzerland.

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Geospatial intelligence for the agricultural sector

Geospatial intelligence is a scalable and innovative technology that uses locational and image data to depict geographic features and measure activities affecting the environment.

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2023 Deloitte CxO Sustainability Report

Business leaders have a unique responsibility to help the world transition to a lower-carbon future. Are they up to the challenge?

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The Sustainability Imperative for M&A

Why sustainability is now a cornerstone of the M&A Agenda to protect and create value

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ARTICLE

Emerging sustainability obligations in the EU and their impact on Swiss (and international) business.

Part I: sustainability due diligence requirements in the supply chain

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ARTICLE

Coming soon: The German Supply Chain Due Diligence Act

Are you affected? Are you ready?

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ARTICLE

How to get on top of Scope 3 emissions with technology solutions

Supply chain sustainability: measuring Scope 3 emissions

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ARTICLE

Deloitte’s 2022 Climate Check Survey: Climate action ahead of COP27

Ahead of this year’s COP27 in Egypt, Deloitte surveyed 700 executives to better understand the state of climate action from the perspective of business leaders.

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Using technology to get on top of Scope 3 emissions

Supply chain sustainability: the complexity of gathering Scope 3 data

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Trade Journal – Green Economy Special

The financial sector has set itself ambitious net zero targets. Thus, the real economy must show even more progress, provide transparency and take measures to meet the growing demands of the financial industry.

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WorldClimate

We’ve set a net zero commitment. We’re transforming our business. And we’re empowering our people to help create a better future. This is our plan.

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ARTICLE

Who is setting the pace for personal sustainability?

From Deloitte’s new Sustainable Actions Index comes a portrait of people bringing sustainability into the mainstream.

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Sustainability in healthcare

Two sides of the same coin

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Videos

Visionary heroes

Sustainability leaders driving exponential change and transformational shifts at their organisations for the decade of action

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Europe’s turning point

Accelerating new growth on the path to net zero

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Clear statements on CO2 emissions, working conditions and responsible corporate governance

Organisations that align their goals with the long-term goals of society will be more viable.

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Perspectives

Are hydrogen cars an eco-friendlier alternative to electric?

The world’s lightest element may be its most sustainable

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Sustainable food

What Swiss consumers expect from companies and policymakers

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The future of the Chief Sustainability Officer

A perspective from Deloitte and the Institute of International Finance

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Toward Common Metrics and Consistent Reporting of Sustainable Value Creation

The World Economic Forum has issued a publication, Measuring Stakeholder Capitalism: Towards Common Metrics and Consistent Reporting of Sustainable Value Creation.

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Responsible Business Initiative - what does the no vote mean for companies?

On November 29, Switzerland voted against the corporate responsible business (RB) initiative.

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Modern Slavery

The important role financial institutions can play in combatting it

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Financing a sustainable transition

CFOs in Europe open up on sustainable finance

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Advancing environmental, social, and governance investing

A holistic approach for investment management firms

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Why Deloitte?

As a recognised leader in climate and sustainability, Deloitte has the innovative approaches and digital solutions that will empower you to think and act differently. Together with our holistic, data-driven approach, Deloitte empowers you to create a truly sustainable business – both financially, socially and environmentally.

Our experience

More than 20 years of knowledge and experience in sustainability.

Proven record of viable solutions with long-term and returning clients

Depth and breadth to diagnose and solve complex issues related to climate change, human rights and resource management

Our scale and scope

Extensive network of sustainability practitioners in more than 160 countries

Multidisciplinary teams including environmental scientists, economists, lawyers, and strategy consultants

Localised support to navigate linguistic, cultural, and geopolitical complexities

Our ecosystem

Market-leading assets and digital tools to assist in the sustainability transition

Key leader in defining many sustainability frameworks and globally established guidelines

Extensive alliance network bringing together industry leaders and professionals

Contacts

Liza Engel

Chief Sustainability Officer

lengel@deloitte.ch +41 58 279 7736 View profile
Marcel Meyer

Deloitte Switzerland Sustainability lead

marcelmeyer@deloitte.ch +41 58 279 7024 View profile
Simon Heller

Risk Advisory Sustainability lead

smheller@deloitte.ch +41 58 279 62 03 View profile
Roberto Micelli

Financial Advisory Sustainability lead

rmicelli@deloitte.ch +41 58 279 8199 View profile
Bastien Girod

Financial Advisory Sustainability Partner

bvgirod@deloitte.ch +41 58 279 7141 View profile
Martin Huber

Tax & Legal Sustainability Lead

martinhuber@deloitte.ch +41 58 279 9607 View profile
Peter Vickers

Consulting Sustainability co-lead

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Carlo Giardinetti

Consulting Sustainability lead

carlogiardinetti@deloitte.ch +41 58 279 1234 View profile
Chani Guillard

Sustainability Team Business Operations lead

cmguillard@deloitte.ch +41 58 279 9995
Kristi Egerth

Sustainability Marketing lead

kaegerth@deloitte.ch +41 57 279 7652