We are a leading partner for organisations ready to address humanities grand challenges to create a better future. We enable decision makers to manage complexity, define their future position and seize opportunities for short and long term success.

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 elects new chairman and board

On December 12 2018, The Natural Step held its Annual General Meeting where the council elected a new board. The new board consists of: Patrik Sandin (The Natural Step China) - Chairman of the board Antonio Vasconcelos (The Natural Step Portugal) - Treasurer of the...

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The Natural Step Chemical Coalition

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.

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The Food We Don’t See

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...

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Thank you Karl-Henrik Robèrt

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...

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