Embed sustainability into your organization.
The term “sustainability” came into modern parlance through the 1987 United Nations Brundtland report, “Our Common Future” which discussed environmental and developmental issues as one issue, associating business with development.
Sustainable development was framed as meeting the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs. Sustainable development involves the transformation of an economy by increasing productive potential while the society ensures equitable opportunities.
Sustainability and Business
Sustainability is all about enhancing economic, social and environmental performance within your business today, in a manner in which your business can operate competitively in the future.
The story of a business is embedded within its activities.
THE ECONOMIC ASPECT
MAINTAINS CASH FLOW TO SUPPORT THE BUSINESS AND THE WORKERS
THE SOCIAL ASPECT
TREATS EVERYONE WITHIN THE BUSINESS AND COMMUNITY WITH RESPECT.
THE ENVIRONMENTAL ASPECT
INVOLVES BEING A GOOD STEWARD OF THE LAND, AIR AND WATER
Within each sustainability aspect processes are identified, examined and benchmarked for efficiency. Each aspect is distinct but not isolated, each aspect is managed for the long term.