14 Feb '12, 2pm

1st Universal Metric for Measuring Sustainability across Resources Launched

1st Universal Metric for Measuring Sustainability across Resources Launched

2011 Sustainability & Innovation Global Executive Study and Research Project by MIT Sloan Management Review and Boston Consulting Group, 68 percent of companies said their focus on sustainability increased in the past year, while 66 percent of respondents stated that it was necessary to be competitive1 . Despite this belief, there is no universal standard for measuring sustainability in an actionable way. While some companies measure it in terms of overall cost reduction, others measure Greenhouse gas emissions reductions. Taken separately, these are laudable goals, but they do not account for the variables that can impact sustainability, including different fuel sources, geographic locations, electricity generation and more. To make impactful and measurable decisions, Energy Points provides executives with a universal metric that generates a comprehensive and uniform view...

Full article: http://cleantechnica.com/2012/02/14/1st-universal-metric-...

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