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Succeeding in an era of carbon constraints

The carbon-constrained world is creating structural changes in the global economy. As a result, busi­nesses must respond and adapt to the new low-carbon reality if they wish to remain competitive and prosper in coming years. Although the exact path to the low-carbon future remains unclear, companies can embrace five imperatives to guide them forward. These are: understanding the effects of carbon constraints and climate change; managing and mitigating the associated risks; minimizing their carbon footprint; protecting and maximizing margins; and realizing growth opportunities. Click here to read a paper on this...

Better managing cash

The cash circulating through society is supported by an elaborate and costly infrastructure, involving money processing and distribution operations as well as an intricate cash delivery network. The total European cost of providing this cash system is estimated to be €84 billion per year. This paper, co-written by Greg Lavery while at Booz & Company, demonstrates how cash costs can be reduced. You can read the paper at this...

Repowering transport

In 2011, Booz & Company’s Low Carbon & Sustainability team, led by Nick Pennell, supported the World Economic Forum in a study to look at the technologies, fuels, policies, partnerships and investment to meet the world’s transport needs in coming decades. Click here to read the...