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Tilia GmbH named »Best Consultants 2023«

March 10, 2023 No Comments

The company has now won three awards from the innovative business magazine »brand eins«


Leipzig/Hamburg, 10 March 2023 – Tilia GmbH have been named one of Germany’s best consulting companies again in 2023. The Leipzig-based service provider for energy, water and the environment has been ranked first in three categories by the business magazine »brand eins« and the online platform STATISTA. Categories included »Energy and the Environment«, »Public Sector, Infrastructure« and »Strategy Development«.
Every year since 2014, the business magazine »brand eins« has assessed the quality of service providers in various sectors – including IT, corporate law firms and business consultants. Tilia have appeared in the list of top companies every year since then but were named »Best Consultants« in the field of strategy development for the first time this year.

Christophe Hug
CEO Tilia

»We are delighted to brand eins award-winners again this year, and thrilled with this additional accolade«, says Christophe Hug, CEO of Tilia. »It underlines our philosophy to work with municipalities and towns, the housing industry and manufacturing on a partnership level. Together, we are creating sustainable solutions in the fields of energy, water, circular economies, mobility, smart cities and digitalisation. Besides ecology and climate protection, we continually focus on profitability and affordability, as well as increasing the added value for companies and the local region. Our goal is to implement solutions effectively with our customers – solutions that are both sustainable and geared towards the everyday. Success is performance-related and often involves a significant amount of risk for us,« adds Christophe Hug.

Tilia received top marks from its customers and partners in the »brand eins« categories. In an online survey, the business magazine also collected the opinions of 1,967 experts – partners and principals from business consultancy firms – with regard to 19 different aspects of consultancy services. The magazine also analysed feedback from 1,550 customers – managers from DAX, M-DAX, S-DAX and Tec-DAX companies – with regard to consultancy firms that they had worked with in the past four years.

About Tilia GmbH

Tilia GmbH supports utility companies, municipalities, manufacturers and the housing industry with the changes and transformation they need to make in order to achieve greater climate protection and sustainability. We develop integrated solutions with our customers and partners in the fields of energy, water, circular economies, mobility and infrastructure, while also exploiting the benefits of digitalisation. We adopt a holistic approach, taking into consideration all key aspects that determine a company’s success: strategy and organisation, personnel and processes, technology and plants, economic and ecological factors, management, culture and communication. Our aim is to support our customers over the long term – taking them from the conception to implementation and establishing a lasting, mutually beneficial partnership.

Tilia GmbH was founded in Leipzig in 2009 and became part of the internationally operating Tilia Group in 2022. The company employs around 150 people and has already completed over 500 projects in more than 20 different countries. The corporate vision is to provide effective support to drive greater sustainability.


About brand eins

brand eins is a German business magazine that comes out monthly. It was founded in Hamburg in 1999 and presents company profiles and business leaders, as well as economic and socio-political topics of interest in a range of reports, features and interviews. Every issue focuses on a key theme, such as capital, work, money, and quality, but also addresses other areas like love and art. The magazine is considered to be one of the media specialised in constructive journalism. brand eins is reputed for the high-quality writing of its contributors and often wins design awards for the modern style of its pages.


Tilia press relations

Kristin Preßler, Senior Manager Transformation
Email: kristin.pressler(at)

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