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director of utilities and asset management, Masdar MIT SLOAN MANAGEMENT REVIEW 01_BOSS_Sustainability Report_1-16.indd Sec2:14
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9/9/09 7:03:16 AM Looking Ahead: Seizing Opportunities
and Mitigating Risks
As they confront the barriers to pursuing and achieving sustainability, many—if not most—business
managers are struggling to understand where their companies are, where they need to go, and how to get
there. The examples of leading companies offer a blueprint for how to proceed. Lessons from First-Class Companies
There is much that can be learned about how to overcome the managerial obstacles to sustainability
by examining the companies that are leading the way and—even more important—creating value while
doing so. We asked corporate executives in the broader survey group which companies they consider to
have ﬁrst-class cap...
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