Sustainability Consulting and Software

thinkstep Australasia

Sustainability Consulting and Software

At thinkstep Australasia we’re passionate about enabling organisations to succeed sustainably. We develop corporate strategies right through to detailed product Life Cycle Assessment studies. Our point of difference is to combine corporate and product sustainability, underpinned by leading software solutions and data.

thinkstep in Australasia is 100% locally owned and part of the global thinkstep group. We are a certified B Corp, have an approved science-based target and offset the emissions we cannot avoid. 

Leaders such as Meridian, Sanford, Lion or Bluescope Steel value us as their partner to drive operational excellence, product innovation and brand value. We tap into a pool of over 160 sustainability experts, present in more than 20 countries with experience in all sectors gained from working with over 8,000 clients. We deliver global insight, with local expertise.

Under construction: Hidden emissions and untapped potential of buildings for New Zealand’s 2050 zero carbon goal

By Dr Gayathri Gamage, Dr Jeff Vickers, Ben Fisher and Dr Barbara Nebel – thinkstep ANZ

Trusted by companies of any size, in every industry, including

  asaleo care          bluescope          contact          Fletcher Building          New Zealand Wine  Lion     

   UNSW          Forest & Wood Products Australia          Methven         Dulux


Sustainability Consulting and Software

What We Do


Sustainability requires a collaborative approach. We therefore partner with our clients to deliver detailed Life Cycle Assessments, Environmental Product Declarations, Circular Economy strategies and training right through to stakeholder engagement and materiality assessments. Our consulting assists you in preparing for and managing sustainability risks and turning them into business opportunities.

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Our next-generation software empowers you to build long-term business value based on an integrated approach to sustainable product development, communications, sustainable operations and risk management.

Our GaBi and SoFi solutions allow you to intuitively undertake LCA studies, report and manage GHG emissions, set up sustainability scorecards and dashboards for any of your KPIs, even beyond carbon.

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Access the most comprehensive source of sustainability data in the world: +100,000 datasets, including Australasian industry data, compiled over 30 years and constantly evolving. Get the data that fits your unique requirements quickly and easily to stay up to date, reduce risks, and maintain your competitive edge.

Our annually updated LCA data represents the latest real industry processes, not theories.

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What Clients Say About Us

The materiality assessment delivered by thinkstep positioned Sanford to more effectively identify, prioritise and respond to material issues, while building deeper, shared understanding between Sanford and its stakeholders over time. We have partnered with thinkstep because of their experience, collaborative approach and flexibility.

Lisa Martin , General Manager Sustainability, Sanford

Liberty Onesteel
thinkstep provided OneSteel with vision and guidance through the many and nuanced complexities we experienced to develop our first suite of Environmental Productions Declarations. thinkstep’s patience, perseverance and professionalism throughout the project was much appreciated by our team.

Rob Johnson , Customer and Market Relationship Manager, Liberty Onesteel

Asaleo Care on Their Use of GaBi Software

Asaleo Care is a leading personal care and hygiene Company that manufactures, markets, distributes and sells essential everyday consumer products across the Feminine, Incontinence and Baby Care, Consumer Tissue and Professional Hygiene product categories. We have a proud heritage of more than 60 years and every day, our products are used in households and businesses across Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific Islands.

Sustainability Consulting and Software

Cradle to Cradle® partnership

Moving from a ‘take, make, waste’ economy to a beneficial circular economy requires a paradigm shift from reducing negative impacts to creating a positive footprint.

To facilitate such a step change thinkstep collaborates with Prof. Braungart’s institute EPEA in Australasia.

thinkstep Australasia is a Certified B Corp

B Corps meet the highest standards of social and environmental performance, public transparency, and legal accountability to balance profit and purpose. They are working to redefine success in business and build a more inclusive and sustainable economy.

thinkstep Australasia achieved formal B Corp certification in June 2018.

Approved Science Based Target

thinkstep Australasia is one of first 200 companies globally and the ninth in Australasia who have committed to reduce carbon emissions to well below 2 degrees in line with the Paris Agreement.

The target to reduce emissions in New Zealand and Australia by 38% by 2030 has been approved by the Science Based Target initiative in April 2019.

Let's Connect

Your Regional Contact


Barbara Nebel
Managing Director

thinkstep Ltd                
New Zealand
+64 4 889 2520
11 Rawhiti Road, Pukerua Bay 5026

thinkstep Pty Ltd
+61 3 9015 9455

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