Topic: Business Case

For years, companies have integrated social and environmental concerns into business strategies. Yet, little was known about the relationship between corporate social responsibility and financial performance. Financial decision-makers must find the right metrics to account for the many ways sustainability impacts the bottom line. Without a better understanding of how to measure CSR, managers may choose not to invest for fear it will undermine financial performance – or they may over-invest only to find they have destroyed shareholder value. In this topic area, find research and comment related to the financial issues.

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Valuing Environmental Impacts

Systematic Review: Environmental Impacts

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A comprehensive review of the entire body of research to date. ... Read More »

Executive Report: Environmental Impacts

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This report is designed to help senior executives and decision-makers new to sustainability navigate the strategic decision-making process for managing their firm’s environmental impacts. ... Read More »

Opportunity out of Calamity: A Glass Half-Full Approach to Food Waste Reduction

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Download(s): Addressing Food Waste In Canada

What is food waste? The answer is troubling. A recent study points out that there is no clear, commonly agreed upon definition of food waste […] ... Read More »

Damaged Goods

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When in doubt, throw it out. For years, this slogan belonged to food safety efforts. Now it’s being adopted as a new mantra for recycling […] ... Read More »
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Valuing Sustainability

Systematic Review: Valuing Sustainability

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This systematic review synthesizes the entire body of research on valuing business sustainability. ... Read More »

Executive Report: Valuing Sustainability

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This report contains a framework to help measure the business case for sustainability in your organization and suggests specific tools to guide your analysis. ... Read More »

The Battle for Renewable Energy Supremacy

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Renewable energy can seem a peaceful landscape of sun and wind. But to researcher Joern Hoppmann (ETH Zurich), the renewable energy market is a chess […] ... Read More »

Opportunity out of Calamity: A Glass Half-Full Approach to Food Waste Reduction

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What is food waste? The answer is troubling. A recent study points out that there is no clear, commonly agreed upon definition of food waste […] ... Read More »
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