Anthesis Consulting Group is a sustainability consulting firm, co-founded by Stuart McLachlan in 2013. Anthesis Group is headquartered in London, England, and the company has offices in the UK, the US, Canada, France, Ireland, Italy, Germany, Sweden, Spain, Portugal, Andorra, Finland, Colombia, Brazil, China, the Philippines, and the UAE. Anthesis Group operates in over forty countries and its clients include Cisco, 3M, Belu, CaixaBank, Costa Coffee, Danone, Gap, Johnson & Johnson, Network Rail, Reckitt Benckiser, Target, Tesco, The North Face, and Unilever.
Anthesis Group is a self-styled "sustainability activator" with the stated mission, "We drive performance through sustainability." Anthesis Group offers advisory services to enable companies, cities, communities, and other organizations to operate more efficiently and sustainably. The firm's main practice areas are strategy and governance, supply chain and operations, sustainable products and services, brand strategy and communications, education and culture, cities and environments, and transactions and finance.
Anthesis Group offers the following services: strategy development, sustainable approach development, governance consulting, B Corp certification, energy and carbon management, net zero emissions strategies, footprint reduction, ESG (environmental, social, and governance) risk assessment, due diligence and EHS advisory services, metrics and reporting, stakeholder engagement, social impact and sustainability metrics services, value chain sustainability, conflict minerals and traceability, materials recovery, product and supply chain design and management, product compliance, product innovation, end-of-life solutions, waste management, global chemical management, and sustainable procurement.
Through Anthesis Ventures, the company identifies, supports, vets, and connects early stage sustainable and innovative companies with corporate buyers.
In 2021, Anthesis Group became a certified B Corp, a designation for companies that meet verified standards of social and environmental performance, transparency, and accountability across five categories: governance, workers, customers, community, and the environment.
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