Making Sustainability Work
IN THIS SUMMARY
Marc J. Epstein’s book Making Sustainability Work is the ultimate “how-to” guide for business leaders who want to control their company’s social, environmental, and economic impacts. Drawing on decades of the author’s own research, the book introduces the inputs, outputs, processes, and outcomes of an effective sustainability strategy, as well as potential pitfalls along the way.
Making Sustainability Work explains in detail the nine principles of sustainability, each of which can be quantified, monetized, and integrated into day-to-day management decision processes. Further, Epstein’s Corporate Sustainability Model offers a comprehensive strategy for designing and implementing sustainability initiatives in any industry. By adhering to the guidelines set forth in the book, a company can learn how its thirst for success can be satisfied by focusing on the needs of the planet and its inhabitants.