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Sustainable Business Development
in Fashion & Furniture

developing and implementing 

environmental, social and governance strategies

with material impact

Environment
Social
Governance
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Material is a boutique advisory working with management, boards, private equity and operational teams on material sustainability matters

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Philosophy
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OUR PHILOSOPY

We believe good sustainibility work

starts with management and boards

is approached like business development

becomes embedded in all operational activities

is fact-based

acts before it communicates

requires deep content knowledge

works with targets and quantified measures

focuses on topics that make a real difference

engages with stakeholders

appreciates that implementation is really difficult 

participates in industry initiatives and cooperations

doesn’t give up  

Services

THIS IS WHAT WE WORK WITH

Projects

EXAMPLES OF OUR WORK

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Circularity strategy
for furniture company
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CO2 reduction roadmap
to reach 2030 target
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Product traceability
for core fashion collection 
Sea Pollution
Compliance and risk assessment 
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Supply Chain Due Diligence for design company
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Sustainable materials
roadmap for fashion company
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GRI sustainability report
for fashion company
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Board & Management
ESG workshop for fashion company
All Gender Restroom
Employee training
for fashion company
About us
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Marianne Tochtermann

SUSTAINABILITY AS BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT

Marianne has worked with sustainability in the fashion and furniture industry for the past 10 years.

 

She applies her strategy and business development experience from McKinsey & Company and Carlsberg Breweries to help companies work strategically and systematically with sustainability.

 

Marianne works with fashion and furniture brands, private equity, boards, factories, retailers, recycling startups and software companies offering sustainability solutions. 

Marianne is a Global Reporting Initiative professional and has written numerous sustainability reports.

Partners & Cooperations

LEVERAGING EXPERTISE AND INNOVATIVE SOLUTIONS

Marianne is at all times working with a number of in-house and external sustainability consultants and experts on projects depending on scope and content. 

The team is working with many different software solutions and content providers for reporting, product traceability, GHG emission accounting, external auditing, chemical managment, extended producer responsibility compliance and sustainable material sourcing. 

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We are certified GRI professionals writing comprehensive sustainability reports & preparing companies for future reporting requirements.

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We are active members of Textile Exchange and their work to identify, evaluate and measure more sustainable materials and products.

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We work with multi-stakeholder initiatives: UN Global Compact, UN SDGs, Taskforce for Climate related Financial Disclosures, Science Based Target initiative, Fair Wear Foundation, Amfori/BSCI

You have 7 more years

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