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Sustainability

  • Beyond the Triple Bottom Line

    Many recent books make the case for businesses to become more sustainable, but few explain the specifics. In this book, Francisco Szekely and Zahir Dossa offer a pragmatic new business model for sustainability that extends beyond the traditional framework of the triple bottom line, describing eight steps that range from exploring a vision and establishing a strategy to implementing the strategy and promoting innovation.

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  • Corporate Sustainability at a Crossroads

    In the final report of our 8-year study of how corporations address sustainability, MIT Sloan Management Review and The Boston Consulting Group examine the crossroads at which sustainability now finds itself. Despite sociopolitical upheaval that threatens to reverse key gains, our research has shown that companies can develop workable — and profitable — sustainability strategies to reduce their impact on the global environment by incorporating 8 key lessons.

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  • Sustainability Lessons From the Front Lines

    Companies seeking to implement a sustainable business model should address six key problems.

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  • Driving Sustainable Success

    By focusing on increasing operating efficiency, uniting their employees behind a common goal, and being more open to innovation, many companies today are finding that they are having a more positive impact on society while building a better business.

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  • Tackling the World's Challenges With Technology

    The power and responsibility of companies to help build a thriving, resilient world has never been greater.

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  • Ethics and the Algorithm

    Behind every piece of code that drives our decisions is a human making human judgments about what matters and what does not.

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  • Investing For a Sustainable Future

    Investors see a strong link between corporate sustainability performance and financial performance—so they’re using sustainability-related data as a rationale for investment decisions like never before.

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  • What's Your Strategy for Supply Chain Disclosure?

    Today's supply chains are required to be lean, agile, sustainable, and — increasingly — transparent.

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  • Creating Effective Dialogue About Corporate Social Responsibility

    How can companies counter negative perceptions of CSR efforts and have a credible dialogue with stakeholders?

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  • Why Corporate Social Responsibility Isn't a Piece of Cake

    Responsible corporate behavior isn’t simply "doing well by doing good." Six structural changes need to be considered.

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