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Sustainability Consulting: Global Market Forecast 2015 - 2020

Date: 17 February 2015

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Executive Summary

The sustainability consulting market is a complex and rapidly evolving environment where large contracts are few and far between. In the past decade, many firms have entered the crowded market in an attempt to address the growing need for diverse sustainability services, which include climate change adaptation, on-site renewable energy and product sustainability innovation. This report helps practice leaders, executive directors and marketing officers at management consulting and service firms to understand market opportunity, define business development and marketing strategies, and forecast revenue streams accordingly. Verdantix forecasts the global sustainability consulting market will grow from $877 million in 2015 to $1,087 million in 2020, at a CAGR of 4%.


Segmenting And Forecasting The Sustainability Consulting Market
Funding Sources For Sustainability Consulting Services Are Diverse
Sustainability Consulting Services Will Total $877 Million In 2015
Regulations And Supply Chain Pressures Will Drive Demand
Global Sustainability Consulting Market Will Reach $1,087 Million By 2020


Figure 1. Initiative Category Definitions
Figure 2.
Categorization Of Industries By Sector
Figure 3. Dispersed Sources Of Spend For Sustainability Consulting
Figure 4. Sustainability Consulting Spend By Initiative Category In 2015
Figure 5. Sustainability Consulting Spend By Sector In 2015
Figure 6. Sustainability Consulting Spend By Country In 2015
Figure 7. Evolution Of Sustainability Consulting Spend By Country 2015-2020
Figure 8. Evolution Of Sustainability Consulting Spend By Initiative 2015-2020
Figure 9. Evolution Of Sustainability Consulting Spend By Sector 2015-2020



Apple, Business for Social Responsibility, Energenz, Environment Canada, European Union, First Solar, Holcim, HP, ICF International, National Development and Reform Commission, National Stock Exchange of India, Patagonia, Sustainability Accounting Standards Board, The White House, US Energy Information Administration, US Securities and Exchange Commission, Walmart, Wilmar International