Sustainability & Resource Productivity
Sustainability & Resource Productivity

The new competitive advantage

We help clients solve the equation of growth and sustainability.

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Sustainability & Resource Productivity

The new competitive advantage

We help clients solve the equation of growth and sustainability.

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The McKinsey Center for Business and Environment

Providing insights and solutions so that economies—and the environment—can thrive. New technologies and business models will allow companies, cities, and countries to use natural resources more productively.

McKinsey Center for Future Mobility

The McKinsey Center for Future Mobility brings together cross-functional expertise to deliver leading-edge insight to help shape the future of mobility-related industries and the public sector. We are passionate and curious about the emerging opportunities in mobility.


Dickon Pinner

Senior Partner, San Francisco
Serves companies and investors in developing strategies and improving resource productivity with specialties in product development and capital-productivity...

Clarisse Magnin-Mallez

Senior Partner, Paris
Clarisse Magnin-Mallez leads the Consumer Packaged Goods and Retail Practice in France, including Fashion, Luxury and Food Service. She co-leads...

Jonathan Woetzel

MGI Director and Senior Partner, Shanghai
Leads research on China, Asia, and global economic and business trends. Helps cities and regions create sustainable growth and supports the transformation...

Pablo Ordorica Lenero

Senior Partner, Mexico City
Leads our Sustainability and Resource Productivity Practice in Latin America, helping companies and countries meet future energy and water demand...

Tomas Nauclér

Senior Partner, Stockholm
Helps companies and governments develop strategies grounded on a fact-based understanding of the potential impact of climate change

Stefan Knupfer

Senior Partner, Stamford
Draws on 25 years experience working with leading-edge manufacturers to help clients develop successful strategies and achieve operational excellence

Impact stories

An oil and gas giant finds green growth opportunities in biobased chemicals

From aspiration to a comprehensive biochemicals strategy and implementation plan in two months.

Pathways to a low-carbon Europe

Developing feasible routes for decarbonizing the European economy.

Stagnating revenues prompt a diversified conglomerate to seek new growth in the solar photovoltaic industry

A strategic acquisition positions the company to become a major global player.

A global brewer plans to cut emissions by half—and save over $200 million

Carbon abatement measures can deliver long-term economic benefits.

Featured publications


The circular economy: Moving from theory to practice

– A special collection of articles about the transition taking place as companies use circular-economy concepts to capture more... value from resources and to provide customers with better experiences.

McKinsey on Sustainability & Resource Productivity, Number 4

– This publication offers some ideas about whether—and how—the global economy can be nudged onto a less resource-intensive... path toward sustainable growth.

Featured capability


The Resource Efficiency Deployment Engine (RedE) online web tool helps clients achieve sustainable energy cost reduction by identifying, quantifying, and tracking implementation of energy cost savings.

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