BCG 2019 Annual Sustainability Report
It is no longer enough for businesses to view their social contributions through the lens of traditional corporate social responsibility. Stakeholders—including customers, employees, and investors alike—increasingly expect a more fundamental and intrinsic commitment to sustainability. We help clients use total societal impact, a new lens for strategy that focuses on mobilizing the full scale of a company’s assets, resources, and people to maximize their positive societal impact.
We have enabled almost $2 billion in consulting on social impact in the past ten years.
We work with about half of our largest clients on social impact topics.
We developed 700 social impact projects for more than 450 organizations.
We delivered more than $500 million in social impact consulting in2019.
We worked on more than 350 climate and environment projects with more than 250 organizations in 2019.
We invested to enable almost $300 million in climate and environment consulting projects in 2019.
We achieved a 15% reduction in carbon emissions per BCG employee in 2019.
We supported 11 climate-mitigation carbon-offset projects around the globe to maintain carbon neutral company certification.
For the sixth year in a row, BCG topped Consulting Magazine’s Best Firms to Work For list.
Women represented 43% of our global staff and 35% of our Executive Committee in 2019.
The Pride@BCG network grew by 21% in 2019.
All BCG employees can access the services outlined in our Wellbeing@BCG framework.
Our goal is to increase diversity, unlocking the potential of every BCGer and client team member. To do so, we invest in people and in the research that reveals which tools, programs, and cultural changes are necessary to deliver sustainable impact.
All new BCG employees receive training on ethics, bribery, corruption, information security, data privacy, and the BCG Code of Conduct.
All of our supplier contract templates now require a commitment to adhere to the BCG Supplier Code of Conduct.