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EU Deforestation Regulation: What companies need to know + how they’...
The EU Deforestation Regulation will require companies to do a lot within a short timeframe or face penalties for non-compliance.
A planetary boundaries approach is the only way for business to tackle nature-related risks
Operating within planetary boundaries is the only way businesses will be able to protect themselves from nature-related risks and navigate uncertainty.
Circular fashion business models are on the rise, but are brands on a ...
For circular strategies to work, brands must approach them not as quick fixes but as strategic business priorities, with clear links to company objectives and...
Incentivizing Boards Of Directors To Address Climate Change, At Change...
Anne Désérable of Quantis. summarized the findings from their small but fascinating study on boards and climate responsibility.
Five steps to prepare for a new global plastic pollution treaty
Global Plastics + Packaging Lead Laura Peano shares how companies can prep for the coming global plastic pollution treaty.
What businesses need to know about the SBTN’s new guidance for setti...
The Science Based Targets Network has released new guidance for setting science-based freshwater targets to help companies reduce their impacts on freshwater, manage associated risks...
SBTN launches first science-based targets for nature
SBTN has released its first science-based targets for nature to help companies assess and prioritize their impacts on nature and set targets.
Tackling water challenges in the cosmetics + personal care industry
Both highly dependent on water and a major driver of water-related impacts, the cosmetics and personal care industry has a critical role — and a...
How companies can leverage avoided emissions to drive transformation +...
Avoided emissions can be helpful for companies to understand their global impact. But simply tallying up avoided emissions isn’t enough for impactful growth.
To build a nature-positive economy, focus on nature-supportive action
Businesses might not ever become nature-positive entities. But they do have an opportunity to contribute to a nature-positive world by adopting specific actions and nature-supportive...
Quantis + WBCSD launch Freshwater Accountability Accelerator
Quantis is proud to announce our collaboration with the WBCSD in developing a new effort to accelerate corporate freshwater accountability.
IPCC Synthesis Report: what your company should know
The UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change has dropped the final installment of its comprehensive Sixth Assessment Report.
Illiquid: How water challenges affect businesses (and what to do about...
Water stress is a multiplier of business risk, yet many companies don’t fully understand the impact water risks could have on their business. Here’s what...
If you’re wondering if your company needs a Chief Sustainability Off...
With the expansion of sustainability initiatives, the importance of ESG leadership has shifted; it’s increasingly a C-level executive role.
This sustainability consulting firm wants to make supply chain trackin...
The Tracking Progress in the Supply Chain Report is designed to help companies successfully implement sustainability strategies to create real impact.
Champagne Telmont Announces Guide to Sustainability in Champagne as Part of In the Name of Mother Nature
Champagne Telmont shares its sustainable transformation journey, co-created in partnership with Quantis, in “Our Guide to Sustainability in Champagne.”
SEC set for another busy year
In an interview with CFO Brew, Quantis’ US Transformation Lead John Willard discussed the SEC's proposed climate risk disclosure rule.
The VIVE Programme launches its new Climate Action initiative, developed with Quantis
The VIVE Programme enables businesses across the sugar supply chain to effectively measure and reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in alignment with science-based targets.
Our Innate Psychology Is Fueling the Climate Crisis
We must outsmart our biases using strategic communication tactics so we can take action when it matters — which is now.
To accelerate sustainable business transformation, transform your mark...
What marketers need to know to create a department culture that’s sustainability-savvy and free of greenwashing.
COP15’s massive moment for nature: What business needs to know about...
After two weeks of intense and often fractious negotiations at COP15, a new Global Biodiversity Framework finally emerged.
EU adopts historic agreement to achieve it climate objectives
The landmark deal drives substantial carbon market reforms.
Finance looks for tools to automate the ESG reporting process
Reporting managers are looking to streamline and automate ESG data as SEC reporting is around the corner.
Why your business should prioritize ESG, even in the midst of a financ...
Companies must learn from past crises and protect sustainability from falling victim this time around.
Cosmetics Europe brings together industry action on sustainability thr...
Cosmetics Europe launched today an unprecedented industry-wide initiative, Commit for Our Planet, with the goal to reduce the sector’s environmental footprint in Europe.
Where does COP27 leave us?
A number of noteworthy events unfolded at COP27 — enough to give business some momentum to build on in the race against time.
Packaging: the carbon dilemma for food companies
Quantis' Laura Peano, Global Plastics Lead, shared her insights with Just Food, emphasizing that sustainable packaging is still important to address as it is the...
Can Fashion Stop Greenwashing?
Quantis' Emilie Carasso, Global Footprinting Lead, spoke with Business of Fashion to talk about the past, present and future of environmental product claims.
Quantis establishes ecosystem of communities to accelerate business transformation
To match the urgency of the moment, Quantis is evolving the way we work to better support our clients on their sustainable business transformation journeys,...
SBTi releases new guidance for forest, land and agriculture sector
SBTi's FLAG Guidance will facilitate science-based target setting for food and beverage, apparel and all other land-intensive sectors.
Why we’re in a critical period in the development of regenerative agriculture
Quantis' Charlotte Bande, Global Food & Beverage Lead, was interviewed for an article in Just Food to dig into the questions surrounding what's now referred...
Quantis to Join BCG to Accelerate Sustainable Transformation
Together, BCG and Quantis will lead the global transformation towards a new planetary economy in which business gives nature a seat at the table.
Quantis is joining BCG
BCG’s acquisition of Quantis will help us accelerate our mission of bringing business and nature in balance and amplify our impact.
Shaping a circular economy for fashion
Shaping a circular economy for fashion requires brands to shift their focus to how to refashion the way products are designed, made and used.
Circularity: more than just product design, a whole new business model
Circularity isn’t just about product design. It’s about a new way of thinking about business.
Bridging the gap between climate risk and corporate resilience
Climate change-related risks are forecasted to cost businesses billions within the next few years via supply chain disruptions, increased operational expenses, loss of capital, penalties...
ABOUT YOU, YOOX NET-A-PORTER and ZALANDO join forces to launch new climate action initiative for fashion brands
ABOUT YOU, YOOX NET-A-PORTER + ZALANDO are launching a bespoke learning platform to support their brand partners in setting climate targets.
A Braver New World: Building a planetary economy by Quantis
If there has ever been a moment for action, it’s now. Discover Quantis' vision in our new short film.
US Supreme Court deals major blow to climate action
As the US Supreme Court reins in the EPA’s climate authority, it’s more important than ever for businesses to double down on climate action.
When it comes to sustainable transformation, setting goals isn't enough
Sustainable transformation won’t be possible unless we take a hard look at the core beliefs that gave rise to past behaviors.
Making sustainability the business of business
Sustainability business: It must become a key component of every business strategy. And it starts with the C-Suite.
Why an environmental sustainability strategy without biodiversity is incomplete
Businesses have an essential role to play in reversing the trend of biodiversity loss — and a lot to lose from inaction.
Davos 2022: Platitudes or progress?
In the first World Economic Forum gathering in over two years, climate change was the focus of one-third of the panels.
Camera della Moda’s Sustainable Fashion Awards to return IRL with new partners, ESG approach
The U.N.'s Ethical Fashion Initiative, in tandem with Quantis, will create the framework and criteria to assess the award recipients.
5 things I learned being a sustainability consultant
Here are five key things Quantis' Charlotte Bande learned about being a sustainability consultant at Quantis.
Ukraine crisis: how sustainability can minimize risk and shape a resil...
Keeping sustainability efforts on track can help businesses to prepare for future shocks brought on by the environmental crisis.
How To Build a Successful Resale Program (And Why Most Brands Should Aim to Have One)
With circularity a top-of-mind issue for fashion brands, resale and refurbishment has emerged as a strategic lever for driving industry transformation.
Environmental Impact Assessments Could Undermine Sustainable Fashion - Experts Explain Why.
Forbes | Quantis works with some early-stage innovators on a flexible retainer basis, guiding them with ongoing assessment.
Sustainability must be at heart of business continuity to avoid disruption in times of crisis
Times of crisis have the potential to unleash a tempest that could jeopardize corporate sustainability efforts.
The Boson Project, Goodness&Co & Quantis launch Generation Glasgow
A task force of business leaders to tackle shared sustainability obstacles; invite others to join.
Brands get creative to ditch secondary packaging
Raconteur | Quantis' Global Plastics Lead Laura Peano is sharing insights on how brands are making moves to meet consumer expectations for reduced packaging.
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The latest IPCC report calls for rapid transformations across all sectors.
Rapid transformations across all sectors and systems is the only way to avoid the worst impacts of the climate crisis.
Everything you need to know about the SEC’s proposed climate disclosure rule
The rule would require public companies to provide investors with information on the climate risks they face.
The A to Z of B Corp: sustainability’s ‘gold standard’
Drapers | B Corp is increasingly viewed as the 'gold standard' for sustainability certification. What are the befits and drawbacks?
The new IPCC report says we need to act now. Here’s how.
The scientific evidence is unequivocal: climate change is a threat to human well-being and the health of the planet. Any further delay in concerted global...
Plastic credits alone won’t save our planet
Climate conferences are regularly held, but not a single international agreement on plastics exists, despite the irreversible impact it represents for the planet.
‘Clear, transparent and comparable’: Beauty giants launch EcoBeautyScore Consortium
CosmeticsDesign-Europe | The EcoBeautyScore Consortium went live with 35+ cosmetics players joining forces to develop an industry-wide scoring system.
Co-creating a science-based approach for greater product transparency with major cosmetics players
Quantis looks forward to joining forces with the consortium to ensure transparency and science guide the sector forward.
The EcoBeautyScore Consortium is now live with 36 industry players
36 cosmetics and personal care companies have joined the EcoBeautyScore Consortium to develop an industry-wide environmental impact scoring system for cosmetics products.
Quantis pioneers CO2 removal accounting for trees and soils
Together with soil scientists, the Cool Farm Alliance and dairy and livestock organizations, Quantis is formalizing methodological guidance for carbon sequestration accounting
Counting the cost of fashion
BBC | Quantis' Global Fashion + Sporting Goods Lead, Philipp Meister was invited as a guest on BBC World Service podcast The Climate Question.
Sustainable transformation: what will it take?
Introducing Generation Glasgow and the quest to tackle barriers to change.
Are we better equipped to tackle the plastics crisis?
2022 may mark a turning point, if action matches commitments. Here’s how far the needle moved this past year and what lies ahead in 2022.
Video: What does a circular economy mean for business? Ask a plastics expert.
In this video, Quantis' Laura Peano, explains what circularity means for business and how companies can start embracing its principles.
COP26 is over — here’s what business should have on its radar
We’ve put together the key takeaways from the global climate summit with the biggest impacts on business.
Video: How should businesses approach plastic credits?
In this video, Quantis' Global Plastics + Packaging Lead, Laura Peano, breaks down plastic credits and how to get them right.
SBTi launches global Net-Zero Standard for business
Quantis provided input on the Net-Zero Standard and we’ve put together the key takeaways to bring you up to speed.
Quantis strengthens biodiversity offering with new methodology to assess corporate footprint on nature
Ecosystem AnalytiQs allows the consultancy to guide companies to close the gap between knowledge and practice.
Fashion Is Overselling Circularity And Recycling — But There Is Hope
Forbes | A new piece in Forbes explores where the fashion industry is falling short — and cites Quantis research to back it up.
Video: How can fashion brands take meaningful biodiversity action? Ask a biodiversity expert.
Watch our biodiversity expert Edith Martin explaining how fashion brands can tackle biodiversity loss where it counts.
Video: What's business getting wrong about plastics? Ask a plastics expert.
In this video, Quantis' plastics expert Laura Peano outlines three common pitfalls that can stand in the way of meaningful action.
If Nestlé wants to reach net zero, farming has to change
CNBC International | Quantis' Daniel Baertschi is sharing insights on regenerative agriculture as part of a CNBC report on Nestlé's plans.
Video: Where should the food industry take biodiversity action? Ask a biodiversity expert.
Watch our biodiversity expert Edith Martin walk us through examples of what that looks like in the food sector.
Quantis @ IUCN World Conservation Congress
Quantis was in Marseille last week for the IUCN Congress — the world’s leading gathering on biodiversity.
When it comes to biodiversity, businesses are at a loss
Most sustainability professionals aren’t clear about what biodiversity loss means for business and how to tackle it. Here’s what you need to know.
LVMH, Kering and a big new challenge: Biodiversity
Vogue Business | LVMH talks biodiversity strategy at the IUCN Congress, citing the importance of the work led by Quantis to assess its footprint on...
Video: How can cosmetics brands take meaningful biodiversity action? Ask a biodiversity expert.
Edith Martin spells out examples of sector-specific steps that companies in the cosmetics industry can take to address biodiversity loss.
3 ways to lead like your corporate climate pledge means something
To be sure that corporate sustainability pledges are more than empty promises, we need to see a bit more walking and a bit less talking...
Guiding the Italian fashion industry towards better manufacturing practices
The Sustainable Mag | The Italian Chamber of Fashion published a document to guide the entire Italian fashion industry towards better manufacturing practices.
Quantis CEO talks leveraging purpose, partnership + innovation to drive sustainable transformation
Dimitri Caudrelier shares insights on sustainable transformation and how Quantis is harnessing purpose, partnership + innovation to usher in a new era for business.
Farther, Faster, Together: Putting competitiveness aside to accelerate sustainable transformation
The scope and complexity of the challenges business seeks to tackle require a collective, response to maximize impact.
Giving business a leg up for effective water stewardship
Even the smallest of problems linked to water resources can directly — and significantly — impact business and generate costs.
Video: How to get offsets right? Ask an expert.
As companies ramp up their climate strategies, offsets are generating buzz. In this video, Quantis' Charlotte Bande tackles the topic to help you get offsets...
Quantis @ ChangeNOW: biodiversity, sustainable agriculture + responsible beauty
Quantis took the virtual stage at ChangeNOW last month — the world’s biggest event for the planet. Discover our recap and watch the full sessions.
Video: 3 steps for biodiversity action
Discover an overview of biodiversity + three steps to get corporate action right
Quantis Tool Built for Manufacturers to Assess Packaging’s Environmental Footprint
Waste360 | eQopack was featured in a piece that outlines how the tool enables packaging engineers to make sustainable design choices.
The Greener Good series: How does business adapt?
MPR News | Quantis' Charlotte Bande was invited to share insights on how companies should approach business model transformation.
ClimateCast podcast: Fashion shouldn't cost the Earth
Sky News | Listen to Angela Adams on a new podcast that unpacks the climate issues facing us and looks for promising solutions.
Video: Is your net zero commitment credible? Ask a climate expert.
In this edition, our climate expert Charlotte Bande walks us through several steps every company should take before they declare a net-zero goal.
Quantis launches eQopack to evaluate the environmental footprint of packaging (in French)
Emballages Magazine | Leading French packaging publication, Emballages Magazine, is talking about eQopack, Quantis' new ecodesign tool.
Sustainability in cosmetics: use phase has higher impact than packaging + transportation (in Italian)
Il Sole 24 Ore | Quantis’ Make Up the Future Report was featured in a piece that spotlighted sustainability insights for the cosmetics industry.
Courage: The Critical Lever for Driving Sustainable Transformation
It takes a lot of courage to push for positive change. And we need more of it.
Video: Reduction, avoidance or removal? Ask a climate expert.
Our climate expert Charlotte Bande tackles the most common questions raised by companies looking to make meaningful contributions to net zero.
Medicine, e-commerce and shoes: revelations about waste (in French)
M6 Capital | Quantis’ Vanessa Pasquet breaks down the environmental impacts of shoes and how ecodesign can change the game.
Quantis: Moving the Needle on Sustainability
CIO Review | Quantis was named one of 2021’s most promising gamification solution providers.
Discover eQopack, the ecodesign tool changing the face of packaging
Quantis launches new SaaS tool to help companies embed ecodesign into the packaging development process.
Quantis launches eQopack: an ecodesign tool to assess the environmental footprint of packaging
Using robust environmental data, eQopack allows designers and engineers to measure the footprint of packaging, enabling smarter, more sustainable decision-making.
International Day of Forests: Resources to take a bold step towards zero deforestation
Resources to help businesses tackle deforestation-related impacts to make progress on biodiversity and climate goals.
To fix fashion’s sustainability problem, we need a little less conversation and a little more action
The industry is on the verge of a climate revolution, but progress is getting bogged down by semantics and distracted by low-hanging fruit.
These new fragrances will be made from carbon captured from the atmosphere
Fast Company | Quantis partner Coty — the world's largest fragrance company — is moving to use ethanol from recycled carbon emissions in its perfumes.
Can “green" companies be trusted? Expert view: Without the courage to change it's only greenwashing (in Italian)
Repubblica | For true sustainability, leaders need the courage to challenge the “status quo” and business-as-usual.
Quantis + partners launch new guidelines for corporate plastic stewardship
We’re in the midst of a plastics crisis that’s rapidly unfolding before us. Businesses hold the power to change course.
Where the planet stands on the other side of Davos
The 2021 World Economic Forum might have been the most ambitious edition yet. But were the outcomes? Here’s what we saw.
Q&A: The One Planet Summit and mobilizing business for biodiversity
Quantis' Biodiversity Lead, Edith Martin, shares her insights on how businesses can build on the One Planet Summit momentum
Time to reflect: 5 lessons from 2020 for sustainability
What can businesses take away from the year that changed it all to effectively address the nature crisis and forge a better way forward?
New Guidelines, 2020 Brand Audit Aim to Finally Move the Needle on Corporate Plastic Stewardship
Sustainable Brands featured the upcoming corporate plastic stewardship guidelines to be released by Quantis, 3R Initiative, EA and South Pole.
Chemical recycling technologies: part of the solution to plastics waste?
A new report looks at the greenhouse gas emissions related to chemical recycling technologies — a valuable step to understand their potential
Quantis partner Olam wins 2020 Reuters Responsible Supply Chain award
Sustainable sourcing solution wins 2020 Reuters Responsible Supply Chain award for its innovative approach to supply chain transparency
New research on the readiness of businesses in Ireland to reduce their carbon emissions
The Irish Times | Quantis was commissioned to examine how ready the signatories of BITCI's Low Carbon Pledge were to commit to science-based target.
Reductions or removals? Why science — not market forces — must shape our pathway to net zero
To reach net zero by 2050, we need a common, science-based understanding of what the goal means for business.
SPICE launches publicly available ecodesign tool
SPICE releases a science-based ecodesign tool that assesses the environmental footprint of any cosmetics packaging.
SPICE launches ecodesign tool for cosmetics packaging
Quantis, L’Oreal + 23 major beauty players present the SPICE Tool and environmental claims guidelines.
CLIMATE WEEK: Resources + insights to build your science-based climate strategy
We’ve curated our best webinars + articles to develop your team’s understanding of science-driven climate action.
Quantis signs Business for Nature’s Call to Action + advises on first SBTs for Nature
Read about how we’re supporting business momentum to reverse nature loss
The NEC metric awarded “Impact Initiative of the Year: Global”
Environmental Finance | Quantis is proud to have helped shaped this tool that offers a new way to measure the environmental impact of economic activities.
Quantis calculates footprint of daily activities for Swiss media (in French)
RTS | We partnered with the Swiss Federal Office for the Environment to empower the Swiss public to make smarter environmental choices
Earth Overshoot Day: Accelerating sustainability through design
On Earth Overshoot Day, we're sharing a few key resources to help businesses #MovetheDate back.
New guidance for countries to measure and eliminate plastic pollution
New report developed by IUCN and UNEP with support from Quantis and EA shares a methodology for countries to identify plastic leakage + prioritize actions.
Quantis + partners ramp up food sustainability data project, launching WFLDB Phase 3
We’re excited to launch Phase 3 of the World Food LCA Database, leading environmental database for the food industry
The NEC metric for sustainable finance highlighted in a French Opinion Finance article
Opinion Finance | The metric will be used to manage a 230 million euros fund dedicated to fighting climate change.
Introducing the SPICE Primer
Co-founded by L’Oréal and Quantis, the SPICE initiative celebrates its second year with the release of the SPICE Primer, an overview of SPICE’s ambition, scope
Dimitri Caudrelier becomes CEO + reinforces crew
We’re excited to kick off this decade of change with this passionate and dynamic sustainability expert leading our team.
Quantis Announces New CEO and Appointment of Strategic Positions
Leading environmental sustainability consulting firm Quantis appoints new CEO and reinforces its team to amplify the group’s mission of accelerating the sustainable transformation of business.
New report outlines the critical actions for beauty brands to consider for a sustainable business transition
The report maps the urgent actions that cosmetics and personal care brands must consider to reconcile sustainability with today’s fast-changing world.
Quantis releases new report to guide beauty brands towards becoming sustainable businesses
Download this valuable new resource for cosmetics and personal care players to transform and thrive in today’s fast-changing world.
Driving sustainable change #notcanceled
Dive into the key sustainability topics of the moment
Quantis launches first science-driven guidelines to tackle plastic pollution
Quantis and EA publish pioneering methodology to measure plastic leakage and identify its pathways into the environment
First standardized guidelines to measure plastic pollution across corporate value chains
The Plastic Leak Project — a multi-stakeholder initiative to address plastic pollution worldwide
Q&A: Farther, faster together at Sustainable Brands Paris
Quantis France Director Dimitri Caudrelier says SB Paris was a turning point for sustainability in Europe.
Q&A with Global Apparel Lead Angela Adams following Copenhagen Fa...
Quantis apparel expert Angela Adams was at CFS last week and shares insights.
Video: Worms for the future – Ÿnsect teams up with Quantis to fuel ...
Ÿnsect CEO shares how it used environmental metrics to raise $125 million to secure largest-ever ag-tech investment outside the US
Absolute Sustainability: Getting ready for beyond carbon goals
Here's a recap of webinar 3/3 in the 'Ready > Set > Go Beyond!’ goal-setting series with Quantis, CDP, and the Science-Based Targets Network.
Quantis expands its European presence in Italy and names Director
To serve a growing client base in Italy, Quantis is officially opening its door to a branch in Milan and names Simone Pedrazzini as Director...
Why We Need Metrics – Not Quick Fixes – to Close the Plast...
While plastic has a lower carbon footprint than other materials including metal and glass - reusability, biodegradability and life cycle leakage must also be considered.
Together towards science-driven targets: Quantis joins WBCSD
Environmental sustainability consulting firm Quantis today joins nearly 200 forward-thinking companies as the newest member of the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD).
Use Life Cycle Assessment to Map Your Organization’s Future
“Ask three people how a life cycle assessment (LCA) works and you may end up with four different answers. Running...
Science-based goals: a sustainability game changer
There is another transformative debate taking place in London this week. Despite being overshadowed by the Brexit, some of the...