Vision and Executable Strategy for Corporate Sustainability

Posted in corporate-sustainability, esty, green-it-strategy, ibm, sustainability-innovation on June 26th, 2010 by FrankM – Comments Off

IBM will collaborate with Esty and other corporate partners to develop systems and tools to enable accelerated value from sustainability.  The partnership will sustain their collaboration as the Sustainability Innovators Working Group.  …

…   “Working together, the Sustainability Innovators Working Group participants will define a new set of management systems and tools for achieving greater value from sustainability strategy.

Each company will be able to apply the best practices from this collaboration within their own organizations not only to achieve greater efficiency and effectiveness in their operations, but also to better identify and develop related opportunities for innovation and growth.

A starting point for the group’s work will be the recently published Harvard Business Review article (May 2010), The Sustainability Imperative, co-authored by Dan Esty and David Lubin, EEP Senior Adviser and Chairman of the Innovators Working Group.

This piece argues that companies need to have both a clear vision and a strategy for execution to deliver sustainability value. “   …

Via IBM: New Management Systems and Tools for Corporate Sustainability (Link).