Upgrade business sustainability efforts and become a true force for good

From Business as usual to True Business Sustainability

Time to stop focusing on reducing negative effects and start creating a positive impact for society and the world

Business Sustainability 0.0

 

  • Purely economic view of the firm and the business processes.

  •  Typical economic concerns  are pursued to produce economic value 

  • Inside-out

BUSINESS AS USUAL

 

Business Sustainability 1.0

 

  • Shift from purely economic concerns to include social and environmental concerns

  • Refined shareholder value 

  • Inside-out

REFINED SHAREHOLDER MANAGEMENT

Business Sustainability 2.0

 

  • Shifts from shareholder value to a broadened value proposition including people, planet, and profit.

  • Management of the triple bottom line

  • Inside-out

MANAGEMENT OF THE TRIPLE BOTTOM-LINE

Business Sustainability 3.0

 

  • Shifts from an inside‐out perspective, with a focus on the business, to an outside‐in perspective, with a focus on society and the sustainability challenges it is facing

  • Reframing the business concerns and business models

  • Outside-in

TRUE BUSINESS SUSTAINABILITY

 

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Evaluate your Business Sustainability

 

Find out how your organization classifies in the Business Sustainability Typology (BST)  outlined below, with this free
on-line survey

 

Discover how other companies are making a difference

 

Interested in best practice examples for each BST type? Discover the case studies of 12 companies spanning from Early to True Business Sustainability

Translate the SDGs into a tool for Business 

For strategists, entrepreneurs, and owners of businesses eager to explore how the world's global challenges could be re-framed and leveraged as new market opportunities for business. 

Shift perspective from inside-out to outside-in and find new business opportunities