Your experts for sustainability intelligence

For a reliable CSR and sustainability communication

sustainability intelligence dfge home Founded 1999 as spin-off of the Technical University of Munich we work in the field of eco-balances, carbon footprints and CSR reporting for more than two decades.

Regardless if you are an SMB or a global player with several hundred locations and despite if you are in the process of establishing your first CSR report or if you take part in international rankings: depending on your specific goals and strategy we offer you services which will facilitate your company’s way to sustainability.

Under the umbrella term sustainability intelligence, we support companies with:

„Our collaboration with the experts of DFGE was characterized by a high degree of professionalism, reliability and – very important – passion for the work from the beginning on.”
Prof. Dr. Georg Stephan Barfuß, Sustainability ManagerDräxlmaier Group
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Scenario analysis with the DFGE Climate Strategy Tool

For goal setting and implementation planning, the DFGE has developed an interactive web tool that customers can use as part of a workshop or with their own access. The tool will allow science-based emission targets to be calculated using the Science Based Targets Initiative methodology, as well as prioritizing mitigation measures to achieve the goal. Further information can be found here.

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DFGE Whitepaper “Closed-loop value chains: how to move towards a circular business model”

The Circular Economy concept has been arising from the aim to redefine products and services in a way to minimize negative impacts. In this paper, the DFGE demonstrates how a company can create a loop value chain in which no ‘waste’, such as food waste, packaging or energy, is generated. You are welcome to download the paper for free.

CSR & Artificial Intelligence

DFGE’s solutions in the area of Artificial Intelligence (AI) help you to optimize your CSR strategy and to improve your sustainability activities. Learn more

Free Download: DFGE CSR Handbook 2019

Get your copy of the DFGE CSR Handbook 2019 which guides you with Plan, Do, Check and Act steps according ISO 26 000 through important CSR topics.

Free EcoVadis webinars and scorecard reviews

As the only German EcoVadis-partner within the DACH region, we are offering free webinars for beginners and advanced users. Also, we provide free scorecard reviews. More information and the registration form can be found HERE.


We make complex carbon accounting easy. No matter if you want to measure a corporate carbon footprint, a product carbon footprint or transport emissions. We offer turnkey tools and especially methods which enable you to limit your time investment and to minimize your effort.


We support you during your participation in international initiatives like UN Global Compact, CDP Climate Change, CDP Supply Chain, CDP Water or EcoVadis. With our modular service packages, going from starter to complete – for a reliable communication and better scores.

Being an accredited partner of many rankings and given our experiences, we know the respective methods, consult you in the best way and ease your workload.


Under the concept of sustainability intelligence, we bring together all your individual measures like an environmental report or your CDP participation, make your data usable and and create synergies.

Stakeholder communication requires verified data and a management system which ensures a good sustainability communication of your company by means of software solutions.

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Your advantages:

  • More than 20 years experience in energy, ecology and economy
  • Available calculation methods & models and software tools
  • Based on science – pragmatic in the implementation
  • Defined implementation steps (quick results)
  • Expertise regarding result sensitivity and valid average values
  • Recursive and iterative approach aiming at an emission reduction
  • Knowledge of normative and regulatory developments
  • Life Cycle Analysis
  • Marketing & Communication | CSR reporting
  • CDP Climate Change Consultancy Partner since 2014
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Assistance of Green Council and earth day initiatives, EcoVadis and CDP participation for Avnet Inc.


Carbon Footprint as a management and controlling tool for the Müller-Leuthold AG


Integral and validated CO2 management in the resource utilization for SITA Deutschland GmbH


Critical assessment of the eco-balance, carbon footprint and CDP participation for the Dräxlmaier Group