How can businesses engage in strategic planning that is linked to a shared vision for a sustainable future?

There is an urgent need for the private sector to address pressing issues ’– the over-exploitation of ecosystems, the loss of biodiversity and the over-consumption of non-renewable resources, to name a few. Ensuring a sustainable future ’– defined as ‘progress that meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their needs’– depends on our staying within these boundaries as they provide a safe operating space for humanity.


Select a Planning Approach for Your
Shared Vision

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Download(s): Executive Report

Business has contributed to the problem of unsustainable development, but it is also critical to its solution. This executive report helps practitioners move their organizations towards… Read More

Inclusive, Effective Strategic Planning

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Download(s): Systematic Review

Leadership inherently involves envisioning the future and then creating a plan to get there. Business leadership is no different. But when creating a shared vision… Read More

How Social Entrepreneurs Can Rethink Trade-Offs

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Successful social entrepreneurs know it’s not an “either/or” question – it’s “both/and” leadership.

Bending, not Breaking, with Climate Change

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Accountants are more than bean counters. At Horizon Utilities, they are leaders on climate change adaptation.

MEC’s Data-Driven Sustainability Strategy

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MEC accountants play a core role in climate change adaptation. They provide analysis to underpin key decisions, adding substance to sustainability discussions.

Putting Climate Change on the Books 

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Accountants are vital to helping organizations account and prepare for climate change. At TransLink, the finance team has responsibility for sustainability. At other organizations, finance teams may be new to the topic. Staff at TransLink offer their advice.

Better Late! Than Never

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Great minds think alike. Right? Though seemingly exclusive, business strategies and social initiatives often emerge from a combined process. This crucial understanding helped form Late!, first… Read More

Pay It Forward

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Burdened by unsustainable business models of the past, future leaders and entrepreneurs will need to re-invent what it means to succeed. That can’t happen, however,… Read More

Strategic Planning

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How can businesses engage in strategic planning that is linked to a shared vision for a sustainable future? There is an urgent need for the… Read More