Overcoming Barriers to Corporate Sustainability (CS)

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Overcoming Barriers to Corporate Sustainability (CS)
Jaap de Jonge, Editor
According to Robert G. Eccles and George Serafeim in their article "Innovating for a Sustainable Strategy" (HBR May 2013), most large companies have some kind of sustainability program underway, but many are not successful and investors are understandably critical towards sustainability projects if they do not generate economic value.

So companies need to address the interests of ALL stakeholders (including the shareholders) and create a sustainable strategy. Such a strategy goes beyond just cutting emissions, reducing waste etc. and requires a strategic focus on the Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) issues that are most relevant to creating shareholder value.
In this way firms can increase both their ESG and financial performance at the same time. An idea similar to...

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