You want to prepare for the Corporate Sustainability Reporting Directive (CSRD)?

As sustainability experts with many years of experience in sustainability reporting, we support you from the materiality analysis through to a (first) report and the implementation of the topics you choose or need to address strategically.


We support financial institutions and capital market-oriented companies in integrating sustainability and ESG (Environmental, Social and Governance) holistically into their existing business processes. Our focus lies on the development of climate strategies at the organisational, portfolio or product level and covers decarbonisation (impact of business) as well as the financial implications of a changing world (financial materiality).

Our consulting approach is based on honest and trustful cooperation with our clients. We focus on pragmatic and holistic solutions as well as on the long-term connectivity of our results to the client’s business. Through working in innovative and large-scale projects over many years we have developed a wide range of expertise in industry-specific and cross-industry best practices, market standards and regulation.

Sustainable Finance Experts

The Team

Magnolia Consulting was founded by Luiza Linton, Urata Biqkaj-Müller and Dr. Anne Michaels.
Together with our team of experts, we have many years of experience and extensive knowledge in the field of sustainable finance in the German, European and international context. Our consulting expertise ranges from strategy projects, the implementation of steering concepts, the creation of guidelines and operationalization in risk management all the way to effective and authentic reporting. We draw on a combination of scientific knowledge, strategic acumen and practical know-how from consultancy and auditing experience.


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In recent decades financial institutions have interpreted sustainability as an internal Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) topic only. However the industry has begun to develop a profound understanding of the significant impact that sustainable finance really

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More than just another consultancy firm

Magnolia Consulting accompanies clients in all steps of their transformation towards more sustainability regardless of their current maturity level. In particular, we focus on the development of ESG and climate strategies, the measurement of portfolio carbon footprints and corresponding decarbonization targets, support with climate scenario analyses and climate stress tests, the design of SFDR Art. 8 and 9 financial products, the application of the EU taxonomy, reporting and consulting for capital market-oriented companies. Furthermore, we support our clients in building models for tool and software solutions (for internal or commercial use) with a focus on climate-related questions.

Across our work, it is our mission is to make the opportunities and risks of climate change as well as other aspects of sustainability (e.g. biodiversity or social issues) tangible for our clients. Hence, supporting them in aligning their business models, organizations and processes accordingly.

Our drive at Magnolia Consulting is to make a positive contribution to the transition with all our projects. The focus topics that we cover show how we intend to achieve this ambitious goal and realize our mission.