The Mini Cases 5 Companies, 5 Strategies, 5 Transformations

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Unformatted text preview: at odds with sustainability investment practices." "Unclear benefit for our customers or investors." "Still somewhat viewed by executives as ‘tree hugger’ issue." Lack of institutions/ government interventions "Legacy regulatory policies do not align with sustainability objectives." "Too much inadvisable, poorly thought out government intervention." "Extremely overbearing and capricious regulatory environment. Discretion given to untrained and low-skilled bureaucrats over complex science issues leads to abuse, graft, and political manipulation." "Legal obstacles." Economic environment "Economic uncertainty/volatility." "The imbalance of the financial sector globally." "Sustainability issues normally need huge and expensive investments first, funding normally not sufficient." Information availability "Access to knowledge base to operate from. Libraries could be the place to start with revised Thomas Directories structured by sustainability products and services." "Misinformation regarding sustainability options and practicality." "The absolute lack of reliable information not influenced by political hyperbole and "forced results" is pathetic. Apparently the facts don't matter." Note: based on 80 total comments. MIT SLOAN MANAGEMENT REVIEW 08_BOSS_survey questions_45-80.ind...
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  • Spring '14
  • Business, MIT Sloan School of Management, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, MIT Sloan Management Review, sustainability initiative, 01_BOSS_Sustainability Report_1-16.indd Sec2

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