Your experts for sustainability intelligence

For a reliable CSR and sustainability communication

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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 SME 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.

DFGE can assist you in every step of your path to CSR management and reporting. Our services range from data collection, calculation, review to reporting – always with respect to ESG criteria. Under the heading of Sustainability Intelligence, we actively support companies on their way to sustainable management.

In addition, DFGE, as a full-service provider and the first Science-Based Targets partner in the DACH region, is developing a climate strategy in a holistic approach, which ranges from the calculation of the carbon footprint to certification and possible compensation through climate protection projects. In this way, DFGE helps its customers to partially or completely offset their carbon footprint.

Our Services


Climate Strategy

A central component of successful climate management is the development and formulation of a science-based climate strategy. In a holistic approach, DFGE as a full-service provider deals with the calculation of the carbon footprint up to certification and a possible compensation through climate protection projects. DFGE is the first Science-Based-Targets partner in the DACH region to support this process in accordance with international standards such as the ISO standard or the GHG protocol.

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We support you during your participation in international initiatives like UN Global Compact, CDP Climate Change and Supply Chain, CDP Water, CDP Forest 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.

Sustainability Intelligence

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.


News and Updates


DFGE Newsletter and Blog

You want exciting insights and valuable tips on the topics of life cycle assessments, sustainability calculations and corporate social responsibility. In our newsletter, which is published every two months, you will always be informed about the most important events and happenings and you will receive exclusive access to current studies and white papers. Our blog even keeps you up-to-date on a weekly basis.

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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

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Free Download: DFGE CSR Handbook 2021

Get your copy of the DFGE CSR Handbook 2021 which guides you with Plan, Do, Check and Acts steps according ISO 26000 through important CSR topics.

EcoVadis webinars und 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.

DFGE Climate Neutrality Platform

As the only CDP partner of Science-based Targets in the DACH region, we offer you a holistic solution approach in the field of climate strategy. To avoid greenwashing, the projects conducted with DFGE can be transparently tracked on our platform.

Climate Neutrality Platform
DFGE CLimate Neutrality Portal

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
  • Full-service provider – everything from one single source
  • 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

Industries and Case Studies

Logictics & IT
IT / Logistics

Assistance of Green Council and earth day initiatives, EcoVadis and CDP participation for Avnet Inc.


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.

“Working with the DFGE experts has always been characterized by a high degree of professionalism, reliability and most importantly, passion for the topic itself.”- Prof. Dr. Georg Stephan Barfuß, Sustainability Manager, Dräxlmaier Group
“The cooperation with the DFGE was characterized from the beginning by high professionalism and competence. This allowed us to bundle all relevant information for CDP and identify significant potential for improvement in our climate and energy management.”- Georg Rekowski, Expert Prequalification, PORR AG
“At the size of a company like Avnet, data collection and evaluation for a carbon footprint is extensive. With its method, the DFGE helped us to achieve a reliable calculation of emissions quickly on the one hand and transparently on the other hand. Based on the calculations, we now can set a realistic saving potential and continue to drive the implementation of specific measures worldwide forward.”- Georg Steinberger, ChairmanAvnet CSR Council, Avnet
„Thanks to the cooperation with the DFGE, we are well positioned for CDP and can focus on achieving the science-based emissions target in the coming years. A successful cooperation!“- Michael Goebbels, Director Corporate Responsibility, Strategy & Reporting, METRO AG
“The DFGE has helped us to calculate our corporate carbon footprint. The calculation has given us a comprehensive picture of where our emissions come from and which measures will have the most impact.”- Martin Greif, CEO, Greif Textile Mietsysteme
“Our customers are increasingly sending requests regarding our CSR strategy. Only by staying up-to-date and keeping evolving will we ensure that we are still chosen in the future. The DFGE experts have been supporting us with high-quality work for years, so we have confirmed our cooperation for three years again.”- Thomas Mehl, CEO, BellandVision GmbH


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