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Sustainability

Sustainable transition: ambitions and opportunities

The impact industries have on our planet and on our societies can no longer be ignored.

Today, many drivers are leading companies to get involved in this global journey: more and more restrictive regulations, clients and consumers making sustainability a criteria for decision, investors’ pressure and equally important, employees searching for meaning.

Sustainability is a major shift that is reshaping the way we innovate and conceive product, the way we produce, we buy, we sell, we manage.

The stakes are clear:  adapt and thrive in the future. 

 

Sustainability is also an incredible lever for performance and growth. It’s an opportunity to create value and to reimagine our ways of working.

However, the path to reach successfully sustainability is not always clear. There is no one-fits-all model.

We believe ESG transition relies on 2 pillars:

  • efficient transversal governance at ExCom level capable to drive decision making and “ESG value” model
  • strong expertise on the Environmental, Social and Governance dimensions

With our integrated approach, we ensure sustainability is embedded into your strategy and operating model, providing solutions that are both ambitious and pragmatic.

what we offer

Comprehensive solutions from sustainable transformation platform management to operational levers implementation

We believe that to create value, sustainable transformations require a holistic approach, from roadmap to implementation.
First, we assist you in building a comprehensive ESG strategy including: vision, framing, principles, governance, roadmap, etc.
Then, we help translate this strategy into a tangible and sustainable operating model.

Supporting every functions in identifying and implementing sustainability levers

We help you implementing this strategy into your day-to-day processes. We start by identifying the levers, specific to your company, that needs to be activated.  We, then, set up and drumbeat a cross-functional platform to consolidate, manage and lead the portfolio of ESG initiatives.

R&D / Innovation

  • Eco-conception of products over full lifecycle
  • Design-to-CO2 including suppliers selection
  • Development and use of eco-friendly technologies
  • Integration of sustainability criteria in R&D portfolio management

Purchasing, Supply Chain and Logistics

  • Optimize footprint through data models
  • Improve supply chain resilience
  • Implement sustainable & responsible purchasing policies
  • Optimize flow & stocks

Production

  • Optimize processes to reduce resources consumption
  • Use renewable energy
  • Optimize carbon footprint
  • Reduce scrap and waste

Project and Portfolio Management

  • Integrate ESG criteria in portfolio governance
  • Frame and set-up ESG programs
  • Adapt project management practices to ESG stakes

Finance

  • Transform financial controlling in sustainable performance business partners
  • Manage financial risks related to ESG constraints
  • Systematize business cases & track savings
  • Develop circular economy

Human Factors

  •  Raise ESG awareness
  • Manage mindset change in day-to-day work
  • Develop skills and career paths

CLIENT FEEDBACK

"CYLAD's committment to offer concrete and pragmatic solutions was key to ensure that our initiatives were cost-effective, sustainable and delivered impact."

ESG transformation project leader

Assets

AN EXTENSIVE EXPERIENCE IN DRIVING IMPACTFUL TRANSFORMATION

Sustainable transition, as all transformations, requires a strong organization and structured platform to deliver the expected results.
We typically support our clients on complementary activities:

  • Structuration and management of transformation platforms and transversal portfolio governance
  • Improvement and redesign of operating model, leveraging benchmarks and best practices
  • Hands-on analysis, identification, and implementation of concrete levers

 

A STRONG EXPERTISE IN THE INDUSTRIAL SECTORS 

To quickly capture value, your sustainability approach needs to be pragmatic, tailored to the way your company works. With our 15-years experience in the industry sectors, we understand, in-depth, your challenges, stakes, processes and constraints and help you build the solutions that will best fit you.

 

 A TRACK RECORD ON ESG TRANSFORMATION

To drive ESG transformations that have impact, our sustainability consulting expertise combine problem solving, strategy definition and transformation skills with deep technical expertise e.g., on Life Cycle Assessment or eco-design.

 

A POOL OF ESG EXPERTS WE RELY ON
On topics requiring specific expertise, we leverage the knowledge of ESG domain experts to combine CYLAD’s structuration capability and business sense with the latest trends.

Client cases

SUSTAINABILTY
Scrap and material reduction through eco-design

See how eco-design initiatives were implemented and helped reduce the environemental impact

Read the success story
SUSTAINABILTY
Obsolete and shortage risk reduction

Find out how CYLAD helped reduce obsolete products scrapping and shortage risks

Read the success story
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Contacts

Laurence Massat

Partner / France

Toulouse

Dr. Michael Müller

Partner / Germany

Hamburg

Marion Delas

Manager

Toulouse