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Simon-Kucher Releases 2023 ESG Report: Demonstrating Commitment to Sustainability

Simon-Kucher, a global consulting firm, has published its annual Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) Report for 2023, highlighting its ongoing dedication to ESG across its operations. The report outlines Simon-Kucher's ESG strategy, progress, and initiatives in environmental, social, and corporate governance domains, setting a clear path for sustainable corporate growth. 

"Over the past several years, we have been strategically integrating environmental, social, and governance principles into every facet of our operations,” stated Mark Billige, co-CEO of Simon-Kucher. “Our ESG strategy’s ambitious targets and our progress thus far form a robust foundation and create a clear path for our sustainable future.” 

 Key achievements highlighted in the report include: 


  •  Monitoring greenhouse gas emissions to achieve reduction targets validated by the Science Based Targets initiative. 
  • Recognition for global travel guidelines by the Travel Smart campaign. 
  • Aim to source100 percent renewable electricity for all offices by 2030, with 44 percent already sourced from renewables in 2023. 
  • Revision of global office sustainability standards and inclusion of a sustainable office checklist. 
  • Bringing ESG to Simon-Kucher’s core business by unlocking and maximizing our clients’ sustainable growth potential.  


  • Over 40 percent of total headcount are women, and the DE&I strategy focuses on promoting leadership diversity, including efforts to increase women Partners. 
  • Globally, employees spent a total of 35,300 hours on training.
  • Active engagement in DE&I initiatives, involving more than 450 employees in 2023. 
  • Encouragement of pro bono consulting projects and startup mentoring, totaling more than 260 workdays in 2023. 
  • Local offices supported more than 20 volunteering and fundraising initiatives worldwide. 


  • Launch of a new compliance framework, including revised codes of conduct, policies, and whistleblower tool. 
  • Initiation of ISO 27001 certification process. 

In preparation for the Corporate Sustainability Reporting Directive (CSRD), Simon-Kucher is gearing up to comply with evolving standards for sustainability disclosures. 

“Our ESG vision is to generate sustainable growth and have a positive impact on our people, our planet, our communities, and our clients by doing what we do best: unlocking better growth,” said Dr. Andreas von der Gathen, co-CEO of Simon-Kucher.

For more information and to access the full report, visit our website.

About Simon-Kucher

Simon-Kucher is a global consultancy with more than 2,000 employees in 30 countries. Our sole focus is on unlocking better growth that drives measurable revenue and profit for our clients. We achieve 
this by optimizing every lever of their commercial strategy – product, price, innovation, marketing, and sales – based on deep insights into what customers want and value. With 37 years of experience in monetization topics of all kinds, we are regarded as the world’s leading pricing and growth specialist.

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