The May 2010 issue of Harvard Business Review has an interesting feature article called ‘The Sustainability Imperative’. The authors argue that sustainability is the next transformational business megatrend comparable to past megatrends like IT revolution and globalization. Some businesses will come out as winners and others as losers. Firms seeking to gain advantage should get the vision right and get the execution right. Read more on what to do and how to do it in this post.
Green to Gold: How Smart Companies Use Environmental Strategy to Innovate, Create Value, and Build Competitive Advantage is a book full of insights and real life lessons on what businesses can do to lower costs, increase revenue, reduce risks, and pursue opportunities in the areas related to climate change. I finished this book (available from Amazon.ca) with four ‘golden’ takeaways that are applicable to Canadian businesses and I will share them with you in this [Read more…]