Insights on Sustainability

Interactive

Global Energy Perspective 2021

– The Global Energy Perspective describes our view on how the energy transition can unfold, through four scenarios.
Report

A blueprint for scaling voluntary carbon markets to meet the climate challenge

– The trading of carbon credits can help companies—and the world—meet ambitious goals for reducing greenhouse-gas emissions. Here... is what it would take to strengthen voluntary carbon markets so they can support climate action on a large scale.
Report

Why investing in nature is key to climate mitigation

– A new consultation paper from McKinsey and the World Economic Forum explores the role that natural climate solutions can play... in helping to address climate change and the destruction of nature.
Article

What infrastructure stimulus investments could be the most important for governments to pursue now and why?

– Industry leaders weigh in on what infrastructure stimulus investments governments may want to prioritize in the near term as they... consider economic recovery.
Article

Investing in infrastructure for a ‘green recovery’

– Asset managers must understand the impact of climate change on their portfolios. Doing so can result in a more sustainable built... environment that supports decarbonization technologies.

Featured Collection

Food security

This collection of articles and multimedia draws together McKinsey’s thinking on food security. As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to affect access to food for many, what can food banks, distribution partners, philanthropic foundations, and the private sector do to increase resilience and ensure that people across North America have reliable access to nutritious meals?

McKinsey on Climate Change

This special downloadable collection brings together recent McKinsey research and perspectives on the climate risks the world must confront and actions to reduce emissions.

Featured Blog

Sustainability Blog

Quick takes on the business of sustainability from our experts at the forefront of today’s trends.

The future of mobility

Video

The future of commercial mobility

How to improve mobility and make our cities cleaner, greener, more livable, and efficient.

Want to learn more about how we help clients in Sustainability?

MORE INSIGHTS

Interview

Accounting for values and valuation

– Former UPS finance chief Kurt Kuehn describes how the SASB framework can help companies measure, manage, and disclose material... ESG and other nonfinancial risks.
Article

America 2021: Renewing the nation’s commitment to climate action

– To America’s leaders, innovators, and changemakers: here’s how you can help build a low-carbon economy that is resilient,... competitive, prosperous, and fair.
Article

The state of internal carbon pricing

– More and more companies are experimenting with internal carbon charges—but are their pricing thresholds correct?
Podcast

Climate math: What it takes to limit warming to 1.5°C

– We can limit climate change and reduce carbon emissions to zero if leaders in key industries act now. Here’s an action plan... to reach those ambitious targets.
Article

NEF Spotlight: The path forward for retail’s sustainable future

– Bloomberg New Economy Forum and McKinsey & Company, Fall 2020
Article

How digital tools can help transform African agri-food systems

– Higher income for farmers, increased output, and improved food security are among the benefits of utilizing digital tools in an... agricultural setting.
Article

A low-carbon recovery is vital—and achievable

– The post-pandemic recovery could be decisive in the fight against climate change. Our analysis illustrates how policy makers can... bring economic, environmental, and social priorities together.
Interview - McKinsey Quarterly

Asia at the speed of light: An interview with the head of ReNew Power

– The energy transition will remake Asia, says Sumant Sinha, managing director of ReNew Power.
Podcast

The future of sustainability: Asia’s climate change imperative

– Confronting climate change and committing to sustainability are imperatives for our generation. Asia is at the epicenter of the... effects of climate change and has the chance to lead in its adaptation and mitigation.
Podcast

How insurance can help combat climate change

– In the transition to a green economy, the insurance industry can play a critical role in helping stakeholders manage risk.
Article

How the voluntary carbon market can help address climate change

– The voluntary carbon market is gaining momentum and plays an increasingly important role in limiting global warming. Here’s... how.
Sorry, we couldn't find any results. Try removing some filters.

Connect with our Sustainability Practice