Voices on Sustainability

Why Sustainability Matters

The importance of sustainability is increasing across all industrial sectors. There are a number of trends that are driving industries to establish more sustainable organizations, ranging from resource scarcity and expanding regulation, to increased investor and consumer focus on sustinability.

The impact of these trends will vary, but they are ultimately unavoidable and relevant for all business leaders. For the study From Green to Sustainable, Oliver Wyman conducted interviews with a number of firms that are pushing the agenda to understand how they have used sustainability to improve their bottom line.

In "Voices on Sustainability", a series of videos contrived from the From Green to Sustainable press conference, representatives of the surveyd companies and Oliver Wyman share their first-hand experiences why sutainability does indeed matter.

Oliver Wyman partner Thomas Kautzsch talks about sustainability as part of the corporate world, the underlying reasons for this development, and the role of sustainability within society.


Oliver Wyman partner Michael Lierow talks about the opportunities sustainability provides, the study “From Green to Sustainable”, and what companies can gain from sustainable efforts.


Volker Schroiff from Freudenberg Sealing Technologies talks about sustainability as a success factor for his company, Freudenberg’s 5E-Strategy, and  reducing emissions in production.


Matthias Finking, from automotive supplier WITTE, talks about WITTE’s sustainability efforts, reducing energy, and various measures to not only reduce CO2 but costs, too.


In this video, Peter Walter, Senior Manager for Health, Environment and Sustainability, talks about printing ink supplier Siegwerk’s sustainability concept, reducing emissions with e.g., an exhaust treatment system, and implementing sustainability at customer’s plants.


Lars Stolz talks about the sustainability in the automotive industry, how sustainability can help to decrease the automotive industry’s CO2 footprint , and what’s the main aspect for automotive businesses to implement sustainability efforts.

Voices on Sustainability


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