Market Size And Forecast: Net Zero Consulting Services 2022-2028 (Global)

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Executive Summary

This report helps providers of net zero consulting services, and investors, understand the current state and size of the net zero consulting services market. The Verdantix model incorporates analysis of different drivers and trends that will influence the market up to 2028, survey data and disclosed and estimated revenue information. Verdantix research finds that the overall net zero consulting services market was worth $3.5 billion in 2022 and will grow to $15 billion in 2028, at a CAGR of 29%. Our analysis encompasses regional, industry and service line breakdowns.

Table of contents

Net Zero Targets And Regulations Drive Spending On Consulting Services
Market Size Data Reflect The Revenues Of Net Zero Consulting Service Providers Across Six Service Lines
The Net Zero Consulting Services Market Was Worth More Than $3.5 Billion In 2022
Climate-Related Regulations And Decarbonization Strategies Accelerate Spend
Industry-Specific Challenges Drive Expansion In The Net Zero Services Market
The Net Zero Consulting Services Market Will Be Worth More Than $15 Billion In 2028

Table of figures

Figure 1. Net Zero Consulting Service Lines Included In The Market Size And Forecast
Figure 2. Verdantix Market Size And Forecast Approach
Figure 3. Corporates Expect A Double-Digit Increase In Spend On Consulting Services In 2023, Compared With 2022
Figure 4. North American Firms Accounted For Over One-Third Of Revenue In 2022
Figure 5. Emissions Management And Strategy Services Made Up Almost Half Of Market Revenue In 2022
Figure 6. Higher-Intensity Industries Accounted For Almost Half Of Net Zero Services Revenue In 2022
Figure 7. Fossil-Fuel-Intrinsic Emissions Firms Are Most Likely To Use Net Zero Professional Services
Figure 8. Corporates Make Most Use Of Professional Services To Support Their Carbon Accounting And Net Zero Target-Setting
Figure 9. The Net Zero Consulting Services Market Will Grow Fastest In Europe, Reaching Over $6 Billion In 2028
Figure 10. Supply-Chain-Related Decarbonization Initiatives Are A High Spend Priority For Corporates In The Next Three Years
Figure 11. Value Chain And Facilities And Travel Emissions Industries Will Increase Spend On Net Zero Consulting Services The Fastest, At A CAGR Of 31%
Figure 12. Across Service Lines, Firms Will Spend The Most On Carbon Emissions Data And Disclosures, Reaching $4.5 Billion In 2028

About the authors

Alessandra Leggieri

Industry Analyst

Alessandra Leggieri is an Industry analyst specialised in Net Zero & Climate Risk. Her background is in Biology (BSc Imperial College London), with a focus on Environmental Sciences. Prior to joining Verdantix she completed a Master's degree in Environmental Technology with Distinction. Her thesis project looked at biodiversity-friendly pest management decisions in communal gardens, which involved a collaboration with the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea. She has experience with both quantitative and qualitative data analysis, using R and NVivo.

Alastair Foyn


Alastair is an Analyst in the Verdantix Net Zero and Climate Risk practice. His current research agenda focuses on climate risk management software and carbon markets. Prior to joining Verdantix, Alastair worked at Tyler Grange Ltd where he gained experience in consultancy practices and environmental strategy. Alastair holds a First Class BSc in Biological Sciences from Durham University as well as an MSc in Sustainable Development from the University of St Andrews.

Ryan Skinner

Research Director, Net Zero & Climate Risk
Ryan leads the Verdantix Net Zero & Climate Risk research practice. The team’s current research focus encompasses net zero drivers and strategies, and climate risk, emissions reduction, and carbon management technologies. Ryan has 10 years of experience in the research business, previously working at Forrester, where he led research on ESG. Ryan speaks English natively, Norwegian, and French conversationally. He holds a BA from Duke University. 

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