Guide to Improving Enterprise Sustainability Performance

Knowledge is Power: A guide to improve Enterprise Sustainability Performance with benchmarks, best practices & impact profiles

GreenBiz, July 18, 2013

Never before have we seen environmental consciousness, social responsibility and sound economic health being discussed at the same table in the boardrooms of successful global companies. Driven by customers, investors and employees, companies today are challenged to consider people and the planet in addition to profit in decision-making. If knowledge is power, as the saying goes, then the amount of information required for operating a sustainable business has grown exponentially. Sustainability information spans operations, buildings, products and supply chains and resides in many shapes and forms inside the organization and across its value chain. Once captured, this information empowers enterprises to improve the use of raw material, energy and resources and to reduce carbon emissions and waste. Think of it as managing “Enterprise Sustainability Performance  (ESP)” a way to create savings, reduce risk and build a key competitive differentiator for organizations that are successful at it

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