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The Boston Consulting Group We have specific metrics because in a culture of execution, which is what
G E is all about, the only way that ecomagination could survive is if we
put some hard metrics around it.
vice president, ecomagination, GE Necessary Capabilities Are in Short Supply
Interestingly, most of the respondents in the broader survey group expressed relatively limited concern
about their companies having distinct gaps in technical or operational capabilities needed to address
sustainability. We believe, however, that those executives might have underestimated the challenge.
According to interviewees in the thought leader group, companies will need to develop and master
a multitude of new capabilities and tools—and take a number of actions—if they are to execute their
sustainability strategies successfully. We highlight a few of the critical capabilities below:
▼ Adopting a broad, systems-thinking approach to their business. Actions could range from
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