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10 Guides to Sustainable Business

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Leading in Context

SustainabilityBy Linda Fisher Thornton

Sustainability has become an expected part of good business leadership. Lynnette McIntire notes in her article 7 Sustainability Trends to Watch for in 2013 that “marketplace expectations have moved sustainability into the category of ‘business as usual.'”

While sustainability is becoming the norm, its scope is also broadening to include more than just environmental concerns. Brandon Tidwell points out in Top Corporate Sustainability Trends in 2013 (environmentalleader.com) that “creating a sustainable business not only benefits the planet, but it also impacts people – from employees and consumers to partners and local communities where we do business.”

10 Guides to Sustainable Business

Here are 10 Guides that provide direction and examples for implementing sustainability, and clarify the relationship between sustainability and other aspects of corporate social responsibility:

Corporate Social Responsibility and Sustainable Business: A Guide to Leadership Tasks and Functions, D’Amato, Henderson and Florence, Center for Creative Leadership…

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