Bite-sized snippets and insights that can help you better understand value-centric sustainability strategy.
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Sustainability: Is it a Benefit or Burden? Too often the answer isn’t clear, especially inside businesses. Sure, people will pay lip service to the value, but too often remain skeptical.
Sustainability practitioners need to align social, business and environmental value, and make sure that the internal value proposition is well executed and effectively communicated.
How can you tell?
Start by asking when the last time a stakeholder value proposition analysis was conducted. And, this must include internal stakeholders.
This simple task can quickly get you out of a rut and turbocharge your programs and strategies
It doesn’t have to be complex and complicated. The questions below will give you information for a full 360 degree value proposition analysis. It will get you out of your rut and add clarity and focus.
Successful free zones of the future must do more than simply facilitate trade, economic growth, GDP performance and shareholder value. They must embrace sustainability and extend their benefit footprint to more directly include broader swaths of society.
Failure to integrate social value and sustainability into the business model will begin to erode and undermine the ability of free zones to continue driving GDP growth and business value.
Investors want companies to sharpen their equity story and clarify the value of their sustainability initiatives.
While more than 95 percent of S&P 500 companies issue a sustainability report, very few fully integrate environmental, social, and governance (ESG) into their equity stories.
The lack of a clear link between sustainability and strategy can make it difficult for investors to understand how a company’s efforts affect financial performance and, crucially, intrinsic value.
I hope you have found these snippets interesting and provocative. Sustainability doesn’t have to be complicated. In fact, it shouldn’t be.
It is all about value, aligning and integrating value for business, society and the environment.
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