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
The Natural Step via its China office has over the past couple of years developed “Exponential Sustainability Sprint” to help its clients “accelerate through the funnel”. The Exponential Sustainability Sprint methodology leverages The Natural Step’s proven...read more
Location：Shanghai Language：Chinese Date：2019 Dec. 10, 11-12 Leaders today need to deal with the complexities of increasing speed of innovation, competitive threats and customer demand for better, cheaper and greener products. At the same time they need to deal with...read more
Location: Shanghai, China Time: Autumn 2019, Oct. 21-23 The Natural Step is the oldest sustainability advisory firm in the world, founded 30 years ago in Sweden. Since 1989, using our science-based sustainability framework, which our founder has been award "Blue...read more
‘Rethinking strategic management’ is now available globally. This strategy book is extremely relevant for any organization that is in doubt or already committed, to future-proofing themselves and their environment by solving the grand societal challenges of our times....read more
The Natural Step Certificate Training: Sustainability for Leaders, Levels I & II (Shanghai) Open for Registration
Leaders today need to deal with the complexities of increasing speed of innovation, competitive threats and customer demand for better, cheaper and greener products. At the same time, they need to deal with ever-rising input cost of labour and raw materials and...read more
(Originally published by SITRA, authored by Tuula Sjöstedt lead communications and public affairs) Global thinkers and doers of the circular economy will be gathering in Canada on 29 Sep to 1 Oct to the fourth World Circular Economy Forum, which will be organised for...read more
'Sustain in Time' , the Swedish member office of The Natural Step International, declared bankruptcy due to acute cash flow crisis related to the development of its online offering 'Sustain Online'. Some of the consulting staff of Sustain in Time will try to re-group...read more
This month representatives from The Natural Step’s teams around the world were at the World Circular Economy Forum, which took place in Helsinki Finland 3-5 June. The event, brought together over 2200 of the world’s top business leaders, policymakers, researchers and innovators working to implement the circular economy globally. Topics ranged from plastics, construction, and textiles, to promising circular product-service concepts to policy frameworks and how to measure circularity.read more
VinylPlus is the European PVC industry’s voluntary commitment towards sustainable development. Working with The Natural Step, VinylPlus announced record levels of recycling at #VSF2019 in Prague, Czech Republic. The industry is now 92.4% of its way towards its 2020 target, recycling nearly 5 million tonnes of PVC since 2000.read more