We are a consultancy specialised in

environmental management & corporate sustainability

We also act as a center of research & innovation

to bring you beyond classics

Our latest reports

  • 22 February 2017
  • Up to 30% of the ‘plastic soup’ polluting the world’s oceans probably consists of tiny plastic particles washed off from products such as synthetic clothes and car tyres.

  • 05 July 2017
  • The integration of life cycle thinking into the new ISO 14'001:2015 provides new opportunities for aligning environmental management systems with business objectives.
  • This methodological document provides metrics showing that in many developed countries, this is a bigger source of marine pollution than plastic waste. This is new information explaining the large coverage by the medias, among which ARD, BBC, CNBC, Der Spiegel, France Inter, le Monde, or the Times.
  • This guidance document intends to support companies and auditors in the adoption of the new standard so to enable increasing performances using ecodesign practices.

Some words about us

  • We have - In-depth understanding of company needs and classical management/assessment approaches, combined with true innovative spirit.
  • We are shaping from - Your pre-existing materials, our innovation projects hosted by local universities, our consulting experience with companies in Europe.
  • We bring you to up the next level - With solutions and services adapted to your business, no matter its size or sector.

Learn more about us in the July-August 2014 release of the ISOfocus magazine, the official publication of the International Organization for Standardization (ISO).

Lately, we have been shaping with

A table, Aéroport de Genève, Air France, Alstom, Avery Dennison, CCI Amiens Picardie, CHUV, Docteur Gab, Fiskars, FOEN, EPFL, Générale Ressorts, Haute école de gestion de Genève, HEIG-VD, HES-SO Genève, Hydros, HUG, GS1 France, Institut de hautes études internationales et du développement, IUCN, KIF parechoc, Losinger, Novallia, Olax22, Plastic Soup Foundation, Pôle éco-conception, Quantis, Race for Water, Saline de Bex, Sicpa, SOFIES, Starling Hotel Geneva, Steelcase, STS, TPF, Travel Sentry, UNEP, UNIL, University of Geneva, UTT, UTC.

Take a look at our services

Outsourcing & Consulting

Responsible Jewellery Council (RJC)
Regulatory watch and compliance
Environmental/CSR reporting
ISO 9'001/14'001:2015


Internal corporate communication
Employees engagement
Open innovation
Iterative training


Resources efficiency for SMEs (Reffnet)
LCA (footprinting) as decision support
Swiss ENEC representative
Research & training

Sustainable business models & foresight

Global environmental-economic models Planetary Boundaries indicators
CBA of products & technologies
Quantitative scenario modeling

Learn about our research projects

Meet our team


Damien Friot, PhD


In previous lives, Damien worked as a banker, researcher, consultant and manager. He co-founded one of the leading global consultancy in Life Cycle Assessment (Quantis).

He has a dual background in economics (University of Geneva) and environmental science & management (EPFL) and got his PhD in energetics from l'Ecole des Mines de Paris.

damien.friot (at) shaping-ea.com


Julien Boucher, PhD


Julien previously worked as a consultant, researcher and manager. He co-founded one of the leading global consultancy in Life Cycle Assessment (Quantis) and several associations for the promotion of sustainability.

He is engineer in environmental science and got his PhD in chemistry from EPFL.

julien.boucher (at) shaping-ea.com


Pauline Evequoz


Pauline worked as a legal consultant for a Global Consultancy Firm, as a project manager in corporate sustainability and as a consultant on CSR certifications.

She has a background in international relations (IHEID) and holds a second Master in Standardization and Sustainable Development (University of Geneva). She is an accredited topic expert by the RJC.

pauline.evequoz (at) shaping-ea.com

Contact us

contact (at) shaping-ea.com