DuPont Sustainable Solutions Acquires KKS Advisors

DuPont Sustainable Solutions (DSS) announced July 8 that KKS Advisors, a leading global Environment, Social, Governance (ESG) consulting firm will join…

| July 13, 2021

DuPont Sustainable Solutions (DSS) announced July 8 that KKS Advisors, a leading global Environment, Social, Governance (ESG) consulting firm will join DSS. With this acquisition, which was effective June 30, DSS adds to its offerings new intellectual property (IP), methodologies, tools, and capabilities in ESG and sustainability. Combining this with DSS' operations heritage and expertise in operations risk, capability development, data analytics and digital technology enables DSS to now provide a truly integrated transformation solution to clients, to implement sustainability goals and aspirations.

"At DSS we believe that managing risks and improving operations are fundamentally linked to sustainability and societal impact," said Davide Vassallo, Chief Executive Officer of DuPont Sustainable Solutions. "Our acquisition of KKS Advisors enables DSS to provide its clients with deeper insights, strategy expertise and integrated capabilities to develop and implement their ESG and sustainability plans so they can successfully protect people, improve operations and create a sustainable future."

KKS Advisors is one of the leading brands in the ESG space recognized for leveraging its academic insights, finance knowledge, and strategy expertise to help investors, foundations, corporations, and non-governmental organizations develop bold and effective strategies that pave the way to a more sustainable society. This acquisition brings to DSS a senior team of consultants possessing experience in more than 100 ESG consulting projects, including the world's foremost thought leader and academic in ESG, George Serafeim, the Charles M. Williams Professor of Business Administration at Harvard Business School.

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