10 Aug '11, 1pm

7 Ways Sustainability 'Embracers' Blaze a Trail for the Cautious

7 Ways Sustainability 'Embracers' Blaze a Trail for the Cautious

Practically all companies nowadays recognize the many benefits of sustainability tactics, from making facilities more energy efficient to offering products that save people money. Some companies, though, are taking aggressive steps to make sustainability core to every part of their operations, showing the path businesses that want to be successful need to follow. From the results of the second annual Sustainable and Innovation survey and research interviews, MIT Sloan Management Review and the Boston Consulting Group (BCG) lump companies in two categories: embracers and cautious adopters. The embracers are typically larger companies dealing with big workforces and bigger resource use, MIT and BCG say in a report summing up the survey . They're the ones who've realized early on that in many ways, sustainability strategies are just plain efficient, good business strategies. ...

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