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    Co-Founder and Managing Partner Joachim Schlange retires

    The close of the year marked the end of an era here at Schlange, Zamostny & Co. (S&Z). Co-founder and Managing Director Joachim Schlange has retired after more than 17 years with the company. Mr. Schlange founded the firm in the fall of 2006 together with Andreas Zamostny and Jakobine Sauerbruch (who left the company in 2009). Back then, the term “sustainability” was still a foreign concept for many – and the market for such consulting services was very limited. With his consulting expertise and extensive network, Joachim Schlange quickly helped to make S&Z one of the most renowned names in sustainability consulting in Germany, the U.S. and internationally.

    Through more than 740 projects worldwide, S&Z has advanced sustainability management and reporting for over 220 clients across Germany, Europe, and the U.S.  We’re proud of our success but know that much work lies ahead. We will continue supporting companies and other organizations on their sustainability journeys with tried-and-tested solutions, high quality standards and a wealth of experience – be it in fulfilling supply chain due diligence obligations, developing a climate strategy or CSRD-compliant reporting.

    “S&Z is in an excellent position – and Joachim Schlange has made a significant contribution,” says Andreas Zamostny, who, with the support of the management team in Hamburg and New York, has now been running the company alone since the beginning of the year.“We would like to thank Joachim for his contributions and wish him all the best for the beautiful things that life has to offer besides consulting. We will develop S&Z further and ensure that the company remains a leader in sustainability consulting in the future. Joachim will continue to contribute his expertise to the company and work as a Senior Advisor on select projects.”

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    From Altona to Ottensen – S&Z has moved!

    The Hamburg S&Z team has moved to a new office in “Westend Ottensen” at the end of September. Besides modern premises and more space, the team is looking forward to delicious lunch options in the surrounding area as well as the beautiful inner courtyard for relaxing breaks. You will now find us in Borselstraße 22, 22765 Hamburg. We are looking forward to your visit!

    Pictures of the new office building can be found on our LinkedIn page and on Twitter.

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    S&Z congratulates Hapag-Lloyd on the publication of its sustainability report 2023

    In line with this year’s report theme “Our focus on sustainable shipping”, Hapag-Lloyd publishes its latest sustainability report, which provides information on the company’s various measures for a more sustainable future in the shipping industry and its goal of operating a climate-neutral fleet by 2045. We are delighted that S&Z, together with Berichtsmanufaktur GmbH, once again supported Hapag-Lloyd in the preparation of the report and would like to thank them for their cooperation.

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