The Mini Cases 5 Companies, 5 Strategies, 5 Transformations

Tom albanese ceo rio tinto mit sloan management

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Unformatted text preview: ized a global brand risk if it operated without such a license. Rio Tinto also helped form the International Council on Mining & Metals, which encourages sustainable practices across the mining sector. “ We have to be perfectly frank about what we do. We have a large footprint; we do move a lot of dirt. We have to create an environment where local (and to some extent global) stakeholders can see us moving that type of material in a manner respectful to the community, respectful to science, respectful to the environment, respectful of our employees, that is seen to be sustainable.” Tom Albanese CEO, Rio Tinto MIT SLOAN MANAGEMENT REVIEW 03_BOSS_Case Studies_24-28.indd 26 03_BOSS_Case Studies_24-28.indd 26 26 9/9/09 7:09:52 AM 9/9/09 7:09:52 AM GENERAL ELECTRIC: An Opportunistic Push into Sustainable Business Backstory: General Electric Co. decided sustainability was a business opportunity rather than a cost and pushed into the field in 2005 with its ecomagination initiative. But the prod...
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