How companies capture the value of sustainability: Survey findings (McKinsey & Co)

Sustainability endeavors often make good business sense on paper. Now, new survey results show how companies generate value from these initiatives in practice. The players creating value from these programs are more likely to make sustainability a part of their corporate culture and to engage customers and business partners in their sustainability agendas. Dive deeper on the findings to understand what other practices are crucial—and what your company can do to get more from its sustainability efforts. ... An optimistic outlook ... Strategic, purposeful intent ... Sharp focus ... Engaging employees ... Meeting customer expectations ... Value-chain collaboration ... Approach sustainability issues as business opportunities ... Build organization-wide accountability for results ... Seek impact through collaboration ...



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