Building better organisations, with a clear sense of purpose, is a common challenge faced by many entrepreneurs and executives in industry. A fully integrated corporate sustainability strategy can help organisations to better manage risks, to win business opportunities and to ultimately strengthen reputation. Building on the experience of renowned strategists, sustainability, finance and academic experts, this book offers practical tools and approaches that can be used to develop and implement fully integrated corporate sustainability strategies.Autorentext
Paolo Taticchi is Professorial Teaching Fellow in Management & Sustainability and Executive Director of Global Student Experience at Imperial College Business School, UK. He teaches modules on sustainability and competitive advantage, strategy, global operations and projects, and the future of cities. Paolo is also active in the entrepreneurial space, co-founding three firms in the fields of engineering and consultancy.
Melissa Demartini is an Adjunct Professor of Operations Management and Sustainability at the University of Genoa, Italy and Visiting researcher at Imperial College Business School, UK. Her research interests are mainly in the areas of corporate sustainability, operations management, and modelling. She is also industrial sustainability coordinator for the Intelligent Factory Cluster's Roadmap Project an Italian government initiative which aims to develop a national strategy to improve the international competitiveness of manufacturing companies.Inhalt
Chapter 1. How environmental and social issues affect business strategy.- Chapter 2. The Sustainable Development Goals: A Framework for Business.- Chapter 3. Thinking in Systems: The Long-Term Impacts of Short-Term Business Growth.- Chapter 4. A. Modern Definition of Corporate Sustainability.- Chapter 5. Sustainability Facts.- Chapter 6. The Link Between Sustainability Investing and Financial Returns: An Asset Management's Perspective.- Chapter 7. Sustainable Finance Integrating sustainability into corporate banking.- Chapter 8. Business' Challenging Quest to Deliver the Future We Want .- Chapter 9. How to Approach the Development of a Corporate Sustainability Strategy.- Chapter 10. Change Management for Sustainability.- Chapter 11. The Evolution of Sustainability Reporting: Integrated Reporting and Sustainable Development Challenges.- Chapter 12. Sustainable Supply Chain Management.