Following the firm’s announcement it would become a net zero business by the end of the decade, L.E.K. Consulting has launched a new sustainability centre. The offering draws together the expertise, best practices and strategic insights necessary to support clients as they address the challenges that sustainability brings.
Climate change and resource consumption pose an increasingly grim threat to the world, and has prompted increasing regulatory and stakeholder pressure on businesses to scale back their environmental impact. As companies look to address these issues, L.E.K. Consulting’s new Sustainability Centre of Excellence has been founded to support them with their changes.
“The past year has seen a sharp increase in shareholder activism focused on climate change and resource consumption,” said Rebecca Scottorn, a Centre Executive Board member based in London. “Investors are prioritising climate considerations beyond specific funds. And an escalating regulatory drumbeat is forcing a transformation of business practices.”
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