Endorsed by the CEO of Unilever Paul Polman, John Elkington, Scholars from Harvard, MIT, Boston College, American University, The Aspen Institute, The Living Futures Institute and industry consultants. No cost e-copies of the book are available to the first 20 people at AOM who email firstname.lastname@example.orgA Resource for Business School Sustainability Courses and Curriculum
This book is an evidence based how-to resource. Faculty and students will find action learning activities and integration exercises in each chapter aimed at making the intangible tangible, while showcasing best practices by top ranked companies. It's easy to say sustainability is important, yet not so easy to understand how it is part of the decisions that are made every day and how it cuts across business functions, systems, and supply chains. The information within this book, the application of systems thinking to complex problems, development of a vision and action plan, your own research, and action learning activities are all designed to accelerate management action, value creation, and the goal of a sustainable future.
Each chapter includes applied learning, what's your Integrated Enterprise (IntEnt) questions, along with templates for a customizable integrated management strategy statement; strategic sustainability assessment; use of the social cost of carbon dioxide in financial decision analysis; and the creation of a vision and action plan for any reader.