A comprehensive corporate sustainability strategy extends beyond financial capital and environmental capital to encompass human and social capital. Discover why a credibly developed, implemented and publicized sustainability program must address social aspects in order to increase brand reputation and deliver a competitive advantage.
There is growing evidence that corporate sustainability is creating a significant competitive advantage and higher profits for organizations embracing the idea that doing the right thing for the environment and society makes good business sense. Stakeholders, including customers, investors, financial institutions, employees, communities, NGOs, regulators and the media all have growing expectations for companies to address the broader impacts of their businesses on the environment and community. Here are just five of the many reasons why an effective corporate sustainability strategy should be part of every organization’s drive to deliver higher value to all stakeholders.