San Francisco / London/ Ottawa, August 2, 2016 –The Anthesis Group, a leading global sustainability services and solutions provider, has today announced the expansion of its North America business with the recruitment of a talented team of sustainability strategy experts and the establishment of a new business entity in Canada.
The team is led by Dr. John Heckman, a pioneer in using sustainability as a mechanism for improving business performance with a focus on increased revenue decreasing operating costs and enhancements and improvements to brand and reputation.
Chris Jones, President Anthesis Group, North America said “Culturally and strategically this a great addition to the Anthesis team, both John and the wider team share our belief that commercial success and sustainability go hand in hand” he continued “this exciting expansion of our North America team, further enhances our capabilities and is a significant step forward towards our goal of becoming the world’s leading sustainability solutions and service provider”.
Anthesis’s new business in Canada is headquartered in Ontario and comprises eight sustainability professionals working under the leadership of Jennifer Clipsham. Ms. Clipsham is an experienced business leader with over fifteen years’ experience in stakeholder engagement, materiality assessments and benchmarking tools. Ms. Clipsham’s broad understanding of stakeholder expectations and advanced knowledge of best practices across a variety of sectors makes her a trusted advisor to clients on strategic sustainability issues
The growth of the North America team will support Anthesis in strengthening client services and solutions as companies are under ever increasing pressure to show the business benefits of sustainability. No longer are standalone programs sufficient – entire organizations now need to be enabled to respond to social and environmental performance requirements, from top management engagement on business strategy, through to integrated software deployment.
John Heckman, Managing Partner, Anthesis Group North America said “We are delighted to join such an innovative company that not only provides sustainability advisory services but that also acts as a trusted delivery partner for its clients. Our clients are looking for a sustainability solution partner who can walk with them over the next 10 years and beyond, with abilities ranging from strategy to technical advisory to outsourced services. Anthesis is exactly that sort of company.”
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