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1. Addressing climate change can save your company
The editor of Harvard Business Review wrote in October
Thoughtful business people need a structure—
now—with which to organize ideas about climate
change so they can understand how it affects their
strategy, their operations, and the context in which
they compete, in order to make plans and take
In the past decade, numerous studies have documented
the savings businesses realize by improving the energy
efficiency of their operations. By making smart energy
choices, millions of household and business consumers
save billions of dollars each year.
2. Addressing climate change can reduce business risks. As Daniel C. Esty and Andrew S. Winston point out in
Green to Gold,
Environmental missteps can create public relations nightmares, destroy markets and careers, and
knock billions off the value of a company. Companies that do not add environmental thinking to their
strategy arsenal risk missing upside opportunities
in markets that are increasingly shaped by environme...
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- Spring '14