WHO are we? Glad you asked.
We are a sustainability consulting group that guides top organizations to define, shape and implement intelligent environmental sustainability solutions.
We deliver resilient strategies, robust metrics, useful tools and credible communications.
In a nutshell, we’re the creative geeks. Our clients trust us to take the latest science and make it actionable.
We are Quantis: sustainability’s scientists, experts, strategists, innovators and visionaries.
We are Quantis: sustainability's scientists, experts, strategists, innovators and visionaries.
WHAT is the Quantis difference? Good question.
We call it the Quantis Spirit. It’s an actual thing. We are a talented group of individuals that embody the Quantis Spirit thanks to our unique approach to delivering sustainability solutions. Sure, there are other environmental sustainability experts around. But we’re willing to bet that none are as credible, innovative and enthusiastic as ours.
This spirit is nourished by true partnership and transparency. There’s no black box here. We learn from each other. We strive to understand each client’s specific challenges, ambitions and goals, and tailor solutions and actions that are a perfect fit.
By working with us, you will gain useful knowledge that will help you all along your sustainability journey. We like to share what we know. Years of working with organizations around the world, big and small, have fueled our expertise and our spirit. And it’s really important to us to have fun even though we are working on some pretty serious issues.
Our clients trust us to take the latest science and make it actionable.
WHERE did it all begin? Once upon a time, in a Swiss galaxy far, far away…
Actually, it was in a lab on a Swiss campus. In 2006, a few smart men and women decided to join forces to make life cycle assessment applicable for business. They wanted this methodology to drive real, meaningful change for industry.
The team at Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne (EPFL) joined forces with the consulting team of Canada’s CIRAIG, the International Reference Center for Life Cycle of Products, Process and Services based at engineering school Polytechnique Montréal. And eventually, Quantis integrated the LCA research team of EMPA, the Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science and Technology, which established Quantis Zürich.
We know, that’s a lot of acronyms. But mostly it’s a lot of like-minded experts concentrated in one place. Our robustness and credibility come from this pool of visionary LCA scientists, one that we maintain to this day.
LCA science – it’s in our DNA. And it is what fuels our metrics-based approach to delivering applicable sustainability solutions for strategy, measurement, tools and communications.
Our expansion was also fueled by the many experienced sustainability professionals that we’ve welcomed into the fold over the years. Sitting next to the LCA experts in our offices, you’ll find environmental engineers, graphic designers, IT developers, business and communication specialists, as well as former corporate sustainability professionals.
Hence, the small consulting firm grew over the past decade to become the go-to environmental sustainability consulting group. To this day, Quantis is an independent, privately held company with a Board of Directors. We now count offices in Boston, Paris, Lausanne, Bellinzona, Zürich, Berlin and Milan.