The Sustainable Company: How to Create Lasting Value through Social and Environmental Performance / Edition 1

The Sustainable Company: How to Create Lasting Value through Social and Environmental Performance / Edition 1

by Chris Laszlo
     
 

ISBN-10: 1597260185

ISBN-13: 9781597260183

Pub. Date: 08/01/2005

Publisher: Island Press

Short-term profits are still the focus for many Fortune 500 companies, but others have recognized that social and environmental responsibility are core elements of a successful business strategy. The Sustainable Company provides detailed case studies of leading companies, illustrating this new paradigm in practice. The "how-to" section with a tool kit for managers…  See more details below

Overview

Short-term profits are still the focus for many Fortune 500 companies, but others have recognized that social and environmental responsibility are core elements of a successful business strategy. The Sustainable Company provides detailed case studies of leading companies, illustrating this new paradigm in practice. The "how-to" section with a tool kit for managers elevates The Sustainable Company above other recent eco-friendly business books by providing eight disciplines necessary to create value for shareholders and stakeholders. It is the solutions manual for the twenty-first century manager.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781597260183
Publisher:
Island Press
Publication date:
08/01/2005
Edition description:
1
Pages:
232
Sales rank:
522,395
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents


Foreword
Preface
Acknowledgments
 
PART I. The Leap to Sustainable Value
Introduction
Chapter 1. Toward an Integrated Bottom Line
Chapter 2. The New Ethics in Business
Chapter 3. What Gets Measured Gets Managed
Chapter 4. Shareholder Value and Corporate Responsibility
Chapter 5. The Stakeholder Mind-set and Culture
 
PART II. Companies Creating Sustainable Value
Chapter 6. Patagonia, Inc.
Chapter 7. The Atlantic Richfield Corporation (arco)
Chapter 8. The Co-operative Bank
Chapter 9. Bulmers Limited
 
PART III. The Value Creation Tool Kit
Chapter 10. Introduction to the Tool Kit
Chapter 11. The Eight Disciplines
Chapter 12. Putting It All Together
Chapter 13. Surveys of Multinational Companies
 
Postscript: Leadership Skills and the Sustainable Firm
 
Appendix
Notes
Further Reading
Index

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