dsm-firmenich and Deloitte partner to unlock the value of environmental accountability with Sustell™

dsm-firmenich's and Deloitte’s new partnership to create new opportunities related to sustainability in the animal protein value chain through life cycle assessment with Sustell™

dsm-firmenich, the leading innovator in nutrition, health and beauty, announces the first of its kind strategic partnership with Deloitte, the globally renowned professional services firm, to address the growing need for environmental accountability and unlock new opportunities related to sustainability across the animal protein value chain using dsm-firmenich's life cycle assessment (LCA) platform, Sustell™.

By pairing dsm-firmenich ‘s industry-leading Sustell™ platform with Deloitte's unparalleled expertise in consulting, the partnership is positioned to remove existing barriers and empower the entire agri-food ecosystem to adopt more sustainable practices.

Joint initiatives will help to connect players throughout the value chain on sustainability data and reporting, facilitate dialogue and understanding with key opinion leaders, bridge knowledge gaps and foster a deeper understanding of the challenges and opportunities related to sustainable animal protein.

Dr David Nickell, Vice President of Sustainability & Business Solutions at dsm-firmenich, Animal Nutrition & Health said: "Our partnership with Deloitte represents a pivotal milestone in our journey to unlock sustainability-related opportunities that promise to transform the animal protein value chain. Deloitte's global influence and cross-industry reach will amplify our efforts, enabling us to drive meaningful and lasting change."

Jorg Schalekamp, Partner at Deloitte said: “Sustell™ stands out as the industry-leading solution for environmental accountability. We will play a key role in driving adoption and ensuring solutions like e.g., Sustell achieve their full impact potential to deliver value across the full supply chain from feed to farm to fork. Deloitte is looking forward to unlock the value of sustainability together with dsm-firmenich for the animal protein sector.

About dsm-firmenich

As innovators in nutrition, health, and beauty, dsm-firmenich reinvents, manufactures, and combines vital nutrients, flavors, and fragrances for the world’s growing population to thrive. With our comprehensive range of solutions, with natural and renewable ingredients and renowned science and technology capabilities, we work to create what is essential for life, desirable for consumers, and more sustainable for the planet. dsm-firmenich is a Swiss-Dutch company, listed on the Euronext Amsterdam, with operations in almost 60 countries and revenues of more than €12 billion. With a diverse, worldwide team of nearly 30,000 employees, we bring progress to life™ every day, everywhere, for billions of people.

About Sustell™

Sustell™ accurately measures your full environmental footprint and provides actionable insights on how to reduce your impact. Several years in development and continually updated, Sustell™ was developed in collaboration with key partners, including Blonk, recognized experts in the field of agri-food lifecycle analysis, as well as customers and users worldwide to reflect real-world needs of sustainable animal protein production. Sustell™ is an advanced platform and additional consultancy service as required, that utilizes farm-level data to simplify the complexity of measuring, validating and improving the environmental sustainability of animal protein – transparently, scientifically, farm by farm, production system by production system.

About Deloitte

Deloitte refers to one or more of Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited (DTTL), its global network of member firms, and their related entities (collectively, the “Deloitte organization”). DTTL (also referred to as “Deloitte Global”) and each of its member firms and related entities are legally separate and independent entities, which cannot obligate or bind each other in respect of third parties. DTTL and each DTTL member firm and related entity is liable only for its own acts and omissions, and not those of each other. DTTL does not provide services to clients. Please see www.deloitte.com/about to learn more.

Deloitte provides industry-leading audit and assurance, tax and legal, consulting, financial advisory, and risk advisory services to nearly 90% of the Fortune Global 500® and thousands of private companies. Our people deliver measurable and lasting results that help reinforce public trust in capital markets, enable clients to transform and thrive, and lead the way toward a stronger economy, a more equitable society, and a sustainable world. Building on its 175-plus year history, Deloitte spans more than 150 countries and territories. Learn how Deloitte’s approximately 457,000 people worldwide make an impact that matters at

Published on

19 February 2024


  • Press release
  • Sustell™
  • Sustainability

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