The Triple Bottom Line: How Today's Best-Run Companies Are Achieving Economic, Social and Environmental Success -- and How You Can Too

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Wiley, Aug 8, 2006 - Business & Economics - 288 pages
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The Triple Bottom Line is the groundbreaking book that charts the rise of sustainability within the business world and shows how and why financial success increasingly goes hand in hand with social and environmental achievement. Andrew Savitz chronicles both the real problems that companies face and the innovative solutions that can come from sustainability. His is a hard-line approach to bottom-line fundamentals that is re-making companies around the globe.

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User Review  - shanglee - LibraryThing

When i got this book, I want to know the "how". The first part of this book focuses on the "why". So I got bored for a while. I like some of the examples given, but I was looking for a more concrete ... Read full review

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User Review  - Peter Holst - Goodreads

Good introduction into what it means to operate a company with a focus on the triple bottom line. Interesting insights into defining stakeholders, managing community impacts, and other relevant strategies. Read full review

About the author (2006)

Andrew W. Savitz knows about sustainability from working as one of the lead?partners in the Sustainability Business Services practice at PricewaterhouseCoopers, where he helped firms both large and small increase their profitability and responsiveness to environmental and social issues. Before that, he was a senior environmental enforcement official for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Savitz now runs Sustainable Business Strategies, an independent advisory firm based in Boston.

Karl Weber is an author specializing in business, social, and political topics. He coauthored the business best-seller The Power of We with Jonathan Tisch, CEO of Loews Hotels, as well as How to Grow When Markets Don't with acclaimed management consultant Adrian Slywotzky.

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