Cut carbon, grow profits: business strategies for managing climate change and sustainability

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Tang, Ruth Yeoh
Middlesex University Press, 2007 - Business & Economics - 465 pages
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Cut Carbon, Grow Profits illustrates what every corporation needs to know in order to manage the carbon and sustainability challenges facing societies, cities, individuals and businesses today. With contributions from international experts, Cut Carbon, Grow Profits shows the benefits of incorporating strategic aspects of carbon thinking into the business strategies of companies, their customers and suppliers. In so doing, businesses create sustainable shareholder value, cut costs, increase revenues, build powerful corporate reputations, develop new low-carbon products and services, engage employees, and create powerful brands. Cut Carbon, Grow Profits contains examples and case studies taken from cutting-edge companies in the US, Europe and Asia across a variety of sectors. Essential reading for business executives at every level, this book will guide and inspire leaders in all functions. Leading contributors include: BT, Ford Motor Company, Lloyd's of London, Siemens, YTL Corporation, World Resources Institute, Ceres, Forum for the Future, The Climate Group, London Climate Change Agency, Global Action Plan, Arup and Ernst & Young.

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Contents

SUSTAINABILITY PERSPECTIVES AND STRATEGIES
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Emerging
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a Risk Management Perspective 33
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About the author (2007)

Kenny Tang is the founder and CEO at Oxbridge Climate Capital, a leading company in the low carbon and cleantech area. He writes regularly for the Financial Times and the Wall Street Journal and is the author of The Finance of Climate Change: A Guide for Governments, Corporations and Investors.

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