03 Oct '11, 2pm

Ditch the Standards – Sustainable Companies Should be Unique, Consultants Say #sustainability #csr

To make CSR more meaningful, Skibsted and Hansen say companies should embrace their unique ethical proposition, just as great brands have developed unique selling propositions. This doesn’t just mean greening the brand or protecting the company’s reputation – efforts that are backfiring more and more as consumers accuse companies of green-washing. Instead, businesses must use their brands and their competitive advantages to tackle major environmental projects, not as a peripheral concern but as part of their core business.

Full article: http://www.environmentalleader.com/2011/10/03/ditch-the-s...

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