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Environmental and sustainable solutions

AFRY’s environmental and sustainable solutions.

The transition to a more sustainable future is complex and different stakeholders face both risks and opportunities.

The increasing need for sustainable business operations in all industries has been caused by manifold developments, from resource scarcity, climate change and biodiversity loss, to regulatory and stakeholder demand.

This requires holistic thinking and innovative solutions. We support our clients in developing both sustainability strategies and technical solutions on the path to achieving their sustainability goals.

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On-demand webinar: Exploring the Utility Storage Battery Supply Chain

Join us to explore the vulnerabilities of the battery supply chain, affecting mining, raw material processing, and cell & module production, as well as application, re-using, and recycling.

Our sustainability services cover a wide range of disciplines in:

Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG)

  • Strategies and governance
  • ESG and Environment, Health & Safety (EHS) due diligence processes
  • Reporting systems, non-financial KPI’s
  • Support for external ratings
  • Financier’s requirements
  • Lenders advisory
  • Management systems and EHS audits
  • Related advisory services
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  • Land use and urban planning
  • Environmental impact assessments
  • Permit risk management
  • Environmental, water and chemical permitting
  • Site screening
  • Field studies
  • Stakeholder engagement
  • Waste management and contaminated soil management

Climate Change

  • Strategies and roadmaps
  • Risk assessments
  • Carbon footprint and handprint, Life Cycle Assessment (LCA), Environmental Product Declaration (EPD)
  • Emission reduction programs
  • Reporting of climate-related financial information
  • Greenhouse gas inventories
  • Related advisory services
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Social Responsibility & Supply Chains

  • Social responsibility strategies
  • Stakeholder engagement
  • Product stewardship
  • Sustainable supply chain management
  • Capacity building for suppliers
  • Supply chain risk assessment
  • Supplier Pre-Screenings
  • Supplier audits
  • Sustainable procurement (ISO 20400)
  • Social due diligence (ESDD) and social impact assessment (SIA)
  • Supply chain due diligence (Supply Chain Due Diligence Act – Germany)
  • Corporate Sustainability Due Diligence (CSDD Directive – Europe)
  • EU Taxonomy Minimum Safeguards
  • ESG Ratings services for supplier sustainability


  • Capacity building: Understanding a company's sphere of influence, economic impacts and dependencies on nature, overview about biodiversity policy and stakeholder landscape, data requirements)
  • Sector-level rapid biodiversity risk screening
  • Assessment of biodiversity risks in supply and value chain
  • Biodiversity due diligence and red flag reports
  • Corporate biodiversity action plans
  • Natural Capital accounting
  • Asset-level assessment of biodiversity risks
  • Nature positive business: Biodiversity strategy, governance model, stakeholder and supply chain management
  • Development of biodiversity databases and data governance
  • Alignment of company strategy with Science-based Targets for Nature (SBTN) and IUCN corporate biodiversity guidelines
  • Risk reporting in alignment with Task Force on Nature-related Financial Disclosures (TNFD)


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Circular Economy

  • Strategies
  • Eco-design
  • Roadmaps and action plans
  • Circular business models and ecosystems
  • Circular business potential and market trends
  • Value chain and logistics
  • Material analysis
  • Resource and material efficiency
  • Areal development plans
  • Measuring circularity

Global challenges such as climate change, water scarcity, deforestation, virgin material extraction, loss of biodiversity and social challenges are negatively impacting people, the planet and business. The world must cut carbon emissions in half by 2030 and reach net zero by 2050, which is a huge undertaking given that we almost already are on a trajectory to surpass the 1.5 degree limit. At the same time, our way of living is reducing our wildlife population rapidly and on average 69% of the population is already extinct.  

In this decade of action, corporations, investors and governmental organisations need trustworthy partners who not only can help them analyse the current situation and develop transition strategies to help them reach their and the global goals, but they also need a partner to help them realise these strategies and develop the technological solutions needed to enable real and lasting change.  

This is why we at AFRY are making it easier for our clients and partners worldwide to engage the right experts at the right time, by taking the steps to connect our 1000+ sustainability, environmental and social experts across the globe through the formation of a focused and highly experienced management consulting team that is solely focused on solving the sustainability challenges of today. With AFRY as a partner, delivering real sustainability actions is possible, not only setting targets and scenarios.  

Niklas Jakobsson - Head of Strategy
Niklas Jakobsson
Head of Strategy

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