Over the last 20 years,

FutureZero has led the research and development of processes, tools, and thought leadership for sustainable business model design and strategic leadership assessment.

This includes our book: Net Zero Business Models.

Grounded in the analysis of disclosures from more than 200 be-in-class companies who have declared Net Zero strategic intent, we’ve uncovered the most reliable drivers of success—and risk factors for failure.

“A fantastic book – amazing even! I’ve spent the last 25 years immersed in values-based banking and I really wish I had this book at the start of my journey.”

Ken LaRoe
Founder, CEO & Chairman, Climate First Bank

Our Strategic Leadership Research initiative

A number of leading companies support the Strategic Leadership Research Initiative (SLRi), including organizations like the CFA Society (Chartered Financial Analysts), Sustainable Investment, and EFQM in Europe.

Based on global research insights from leading companies around the world, the Strategic Leadership Research Initiative will provide participating companies with critical financial insights, key benchmarks, best practices, and clear measurement criteria for Digital, Net Zero and Circular business models.  

Organizational Insights that will grow long-term enterprise value.

Other sustainable business and net zero research and insights

Credit Suisse Global Energy Conference with CPPIB, Suncor, and Chevron

facilitated by Betty Jiang, managing director for Credit Suisse and head of US ESG research

CFA New York: Sustainable Finance – Net Zero – with CALPERS/CA100 + UNPRI

Presentations from the 8th Annual Sustainable Investing Conference: Are you ready for net zero?

What are the implications of Net Zero? 
A conversation featuring Anne Simpson, managing director of board governance and sustainability, CalPERS. Moderated by FutureZero managing director Mark Van Clieaf.

How does Net Zero change the game?

 A panel featuring:

  • George Hershman, MBA, head of US policy – principles for responsible investment
  • Samantha Ross, founder of AssuranceMark, the Investors’ Consortium for Assurance
  • Mark Van Clieaf, Managing director of FutureZero

SEC Climate disclosures consultation paper

Our consultation paper outlines the $20 trillion of institutional shareholder capital at risk of a carbon shock, and the 20 new key performance metrics C-Suites, Boards, and Institutional Investors need for the Net Zero Business Models transformation.

The net-zero transition is the GREATEST business transformation in human history.

We can help build your organization’s capacity for innovation — to ensure your transformation is both sustainable and profitable.