Global professional services firm Accenture announced today the acquisition of decarbonization strategy-focused consultancy Green Domus, the latest in a string of sustainability-related transactions by the company.
Founded in 2005, Brazil-based Green Domus provides a range of services including lifecycle assessments, materiality assessments, sustainability measurement and performance and sectoral analytics projects, with a focus on delivering customized decarbonization plans based on feasible reduction targets that can also reduce clients’ costs. The firm develops projects for national and international companies, governments and multilateral agencies, and has enhanced its carbon measurement and net zero transition capabilities across industries including natural resources, agriculture, consumer goods and retail.
Felipe Bottini CEO of Green Domus, said:
“Accenture’s scale and focus on sustainability will be critical to helping our clients address the disruption affecting our communities and planet. Businesses are anticipating the impacts of this disruption along with increased regulatory compliance. By joining Accenture, we will use the latest technologies to collaboratively accelerate our ability to embed sustainability into long-lasting solutions that address global challenges such as decarbonization.”
The announcement marks the latest in a series of moves by Accenture to boost its sustainability and ESG-focused capabilities, including recent acquisitions of UK-based carbon and climate change strategy consultancy Carbon Intelligence, Munich-based sustainability consultancy akzente , UK-based sustainability consultancy Avieco and sustainability-focused engineering and advisory consultancy Greenfish.
According to Accenture, the acquisition will bring solutions for clients to help embed carbon data and insights into decision-making, through deep knowledge of frameworks such as the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi), voluntary carbon credits, and regulatory schemes such as the EU’s recently launched Carbon Border Adjustment Mechanism (CBAM).
Matthew Govier, Latin America Sustainability Services lead for Accenture, said:
“Green Domus’ approach to measuring carbon emissions data and Accenture’s suite of advanced sustainability services, such as our net zero transition solutions, will support our clients in building resilient futures. These services will continue to transform industries and build a path forward for unlocking growth and adopting more sustainable business models.”