Increase Business Value with Sustainable Strategies
Beyond ESG Reporting: Creating Business Value Through Sustainability
Sustainable strategies and technologies play an increasing role in business operations, helping organizations achieve greater efficiency and resiliency, while also boosting competitive differentiation and value creation. Let us help you increase your operational and financial performance through technology-enabled sustainable transformation.
IDC's Sustainability Research helps organizations:
- Understand the competitive environment for sustainable and sustainability-enabling IT products and services.
- Understand IT buyer demand and vendor perception.
- Demonstrate the sustainability/ESG related business and economic impact that their solutions have.
EMEA Sustainable Strategies and TechnologiesEurope, Middle East and Africa Sustainable Strategies and Technologies
Asia/Pacific Sustainable Strategies and TechnologiesAsia/Pacific Sustainable Strategies and Technologies
Services / Technology
Sustainability in Retail
Topic Analyst: Jordan SpeerIDC Retail Insights: Worldwide Retail Product Sourcing, Fulfillment and Sustainability Strategies
Sustainability in Manufacturing
Topic Analyst: Reid PaquinIDC Manufacturing Insights: Worldwide IT Priorities and Strategies
Sustainability in Energy
Topic Analyst: Andrew MeyersIDC Energy Insights: Worldwide Oil and Gas IT Strategies
Sustainability in Utilities
Topic Analyst: John VillaliIDC Energy Insights: North America Utilities Digital Strategies
A circular diagram. At the center of the circle is the text, "Sustainable Strategies and Technologies," with three wedge-shaped curved blocks above labeled “Environmental, Social and Governance” and three longer curved blocks in parallel below labeled “Philanthropy, Materiality, and Purpose, Mission, Vision”. There is one outer circle broken into 3 sections labeled “Sustainable Operations, Sustainable Products and Services, and Sustainable Business Strategies”.
IDC's Sustainability Framework
The Framework for our approach encompasses the upstream sustainability impact of IT and operations (e.g., impact assessments, vendor indices), downstream aspects tied to sustainable products and services (e.g., end-user surveys, IDC MarketScapes), and strategic approaches toward selling and buying sustainable and sustainability-enabling technology.
IDC helps organizations:
Understand the competitive landscape and market size for sustainable and sustainability-enabling IT products and services through forecasts, perception data, and vendor assessments.
Gain insight on IT buyer demand and vendor perception through global end-user surveys that focus on different industries, personas/functions, and geographies.
Create effective sales enablement and messaging around the sustainability related impact of their technologies and professional services, e.g., through ESG business value studies and economic impact models./functions, and geographies.
Assess maturity levels of organizational approaches and IT solutions related to sustainable transformation.
Create effective sustainable business and IT strategies to address a changing regulatory environment, customer and consumer demand, and investor pressure.
Learn more about IDC's Sustainability research
Doing Well by Doing Good: Driving Business Value Through Sustainable Transformation
Global Spending on Purpose-built Sustainability Services Will Reach $65 Billion in 2027
Getting Ready for ESG Reporting: Are You Afraid of CSRD?
Adopting Circular Economy Principles to Achieve IT Sustainability Goals
How to Build a Value Engine for Sustainable Digital Innovation
IDC's Sustainability Offerings
Learn more about sustainability from our experts.
IDC’s sustainability research offers thought leadership and advice on key challenges organizations face when building sustainability strategies and implementing sustainability technologies.
- IDC Survey: Datacenter Operations and Sustainability/ESG 2023 Predictions
- Operationalizing Sustainability in the End-to-End Retail Supply Chain
- What Is Green Accounting, and Why Should It Be on the Minds of the CFO?
- Taxonomy: ESG Business Services, 2023
- Social Sustainability — Organizations' Priorities, Processes, and Maturity Levels
Focus on how your solutions aid clients' ESG goals and transform operations. IDC Custom Solutions analyzes market opportunities, measures impact & showcases value to customers. Visit IDC Custom Solutions website.