Measure the value of sustainable business activities using the tools and framework of metrics in this introductory guide.
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Environmentally risky firms must pay higher interest rates to banks and higher returns to shareholders.
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Sustainability decisions range from routine (switching off lights, recycling) to highly complex (reclaiming land, making large procurement decisions). ...
Correlation of high sustainability with higher financial performance is not new. What is new? Researchers have uncovered cultural markers for the link.