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The Triple Bottom Line: How Today's Best-Run Companies Are Achieving Economic, Social and Environmental Success -- And How You Can Too

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Sustainability is a management principle that aims to create long-term shareholder value by seizing opportunities and managing risks related to the economic, environmental, and social impact of doing business. This book charts the rise of sustainability, showing organizations how they can benefit.
Hardcover, 300 pages
Published July 1st 2006 by Jossey-Bass
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Feb 05, 2015 Christopher rated it really liked it
With the 2008 financial crisis, America's faith in the belief of beneficent businesses has clearly been shaken to the core. Fortunately, Mr. Savitz laid out a plan for businesses to attain "sustainability" that may be of aid to those businesses who want to put the financial meltdown behind them. Mr. Savitz describes sustainability as the assurance of long-term business growth and profitability through broad corporate transparency and shareholder (shareholder meaning those who have an interest in ...more
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Doing good doesn't have to come as a tradeoff with profit. This book lays out strategies for generating competitive advantage by aligning profits with good.
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Feb 17, 2010 Peter Holst rated it liked it
Good introduction into what it means to operate a company with a focus on the triple bottom line. Interesting insights into defining stakeholders, managing community impacts, and other relevant strategies.
Oct 28, 2009 Robert rated it really liked it
Savitz uses real-world examples to show how sustainability can tranform any company in a positive way, not only in image, but in profit.
Nov 17, 2010 Kellen rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Great, approachable book on business, CSR, sustainability, etc.
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Nov 11, 2009 Julie Baylor rated it liked it
Great examples, great advice.
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