Return on Sustainability: How Business Can Increase Profitability and Address Climate Change in an Uncertain Economy by Kevin A. Wilhelm, NOOK Book (eBook) | Barnes & Noble
Return on Sustainability: How Business Can Increase Profitability and Address Climate Change in an Uncertain Economy

Return on Sustainability: How Business Can Increase Profitability and Address Climate Change in an Uncertain Economy

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This book highlights the risk of inaction for businesses when it comes to climate change, but also contains best practices to allow them to capitalize on the numerous business opportunities that climate change presents, including increased profitability, enhanced brand value, and improved shareholder relations.  The first section contains practical actions and

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This book highlights the risk of inaction for businesses when it comes to climate change, but also contains best practices to allow them to capitalize on the numerous business opportunities that climate change presents, including increased profitability, enhanced brand value, and improved shareholder relations.  The first section contains practical actions and real-world case studies of companies, such as Yakima, Sun Microsystems, and Lockheed Martin, that have successfully improved their climate performances, enhanced brand value, and increased profitability at the same time.  The second and third sections of this book focus on the various risks that companies face from potential carbon regulation and the market factors forcing businesses to take action, whether they want to or not. 

 

This book provides the steps and strategies necessary to take leadership actions to help business "future-proof" society.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780133442533
Publisher:
Pearson Education
Publication date:
04/24/2013
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Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
240
File size:
9 MB

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Meet the Author

Kevin Wilhelm is the preeminent business consultant in the field of sustainability and climate change. He is the CEO of Sustainable Business Consulting, a Seattle-based consulting firm focused on demonstrating the bottom-line business benefits of sustainability and then leading companies through successful implementation. Kevin brings nearly two decades of experience working with businesses ranging from Fortune 500 multinationals to renewable energy start-ups. Some of his clients include Nordstrom, REI, The North Face, Coinstar/Redbox, Puget Sound Energy, American Seafoods, Drugstore.com, Brooks Sports, and more than 50 others.

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