Since 1989, we have worked with thousands of corporations, municipalities, academic institutions and not-for-profit organizations that have proven that moving strategically toward sustainability leads to new opportunities, reduced costs and dramatically reduced ecological and social impacts.
With almost thirty years of experience helping organizations and individuals understand and make meaningful progress toward sustainability, The Natural Step has 12 offices with associates and strategic partners in 54 countries.
News from our offices around the world
SustainOnline – a brand-new sustainability platform – soon to be launched by Sustain In Time together with The Natural Step.read more
I am pleased to introduce you to The Natural Step’s new chemicals sub-site and ‘chemicals coalition’. We are a team of Sustainability and Business Advisors representing various offices of The Natural Step and working at the interface between chemicals, materials and product sustainability.read more
The transition to a sustainable society entails tremendous challenges when it comes to chemicals and materials management. While the chemical sector has made great improvements in controlling acute dangers, materials are not adequately managed over their entire life cycles.read more
Would you feel comfortable emptying your wallet into the trash can? No? But that's exactly what many of us do on a daily basis. Fact is, the average person throws away 1/4 of the food they buy without thinking about it. Food waste is a global challenge. Not many...read more
On behalf of the The Natural Step’s international member council and board, I would like to express my appreciation for all the pioneering work and contributions of Professor Karl-Henrik Robèrt, who has decided to resign from his roles at The Natural Step. It has been...read more
This year we are announcing some major changes at the birthplace of The Natural Step in Sweden. It is sometimes said that reinvention springs out of necessity and that is certainly true for us. Earlier this year, Det Naturliga Steget AB, the company hosting our...read more
In late September 2017, The Natural Step’s international council converged on Lisbon, Portugal for its Annual General Meeting and strategy days. The Council would like to extend a warm welcome to the new Chairwoman and board elected to represent us: Outi Ugas, Finland...read more
The Natural Step Canada is proud to announce that the Energy Futures Lab has been named one of Canada’s Top 20 Projects by the Clean50 Awards for outstanding contributors to clean capitalism. The Energy Futures lab explores this question: How can Alberta’s leadership...read more
Last Saturday, September 2nd during the Shanghai Design Week, The Natural Step together with Green Initiatives and Wetas announced the launch of Circular Textile Lab, a groundbreaking, innovative, multi-stakeholder co-innovation lab with the aim of creating a circular...read more