30 Jun '11, 2pm

Sustainability Profits Companies

Sustainability Profits Companies

Whether most executives are aware of such results or not — and probably most are not — they are nevertheless advocating and implementing sustainability programs for their companies around the world. A KPMG International study of executives released April 18 said that, “nearly 55 per cent of US executives say their organization has a formal sustainability strategy in place… Another 12 per cent say they are working on a strategy and an additional 19 percent expect to eventually develop a formal plan… Asked to identify the top three benefits from their sustainability program, the respondents most often chose: better or more efficient business processes and practices; increased profitability or shareholder value; and the ability to attract or retain new or existing customers… ”

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