New Metrics of Sustainable Business Conference

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New Metrics of Sustainable Business Conference

Explore the future of sustainable business metrics. The two-day, Sustainable Brands Issues in Focus event examines leading-edge work that expands the way business can create, quantify, manage and communicate value, and enhance financial performance with shared value. Top sustainability strategists from a variety of sectors will explore models for quantifying the environmental and social impacts of business activity. And industry leaders will collaborate on issues such as valuing ecosystem services, adding environmental impact and human capital to the balance sheet, and putting goals in context. September 24-25, 2013, Philadelphia, PA. Learn more:

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13 New Types of Data Analysis Every Business Should Consider
As many stakeholders — including investors, employees and consumers — begin to re-evaluate their perception of value, it is becoming imperative for companies of all industries to credibly measure, analyze and interpret the entire range of costs and benefits for which they are responsible. Below are 13 fairly (as of yet) uncommon types of data analysis that help businesses...
Sep 12, 2013 3:30 PM ET
How Do We 'Hardwire' Sustainability Into Business?
While there are myriad perspectives on sustainability and corporate responsibility, each with its own unique value, I often find myself focusing on sustainability’s operational aspects: What can we do to increase the pace at which belief in sustainability translates into concrete actions that benefit the environment, society and business? To me...
Sep 5, 2013 10:15 AM ET
The True Cost of 'Cheap'
by Cecilia Wandiga All businesses stay alive by being price competitive. After all, if there are no customers to pay for your product, you can’t make sales and without sales there are no revenues. In an ideal world, a business sets its pricing based on the costs it...
Aug 29, 2013 11:00 AM ET
Sustainable Brands® to Showcase Innovative Performance Metrics that Quantify New Environmental and Social Value Driven by Business
SAN FRANCISCO, August 22, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Sustainable Brands® announces the program and speaker line up for its annual New Metrics...
Aug 22, 2013 9:00 AM ET
Sustainable Investing Grows Quickly, Though Measuring ROI Remains a Challenge
As a growing slice of a larger corporate push to develop more creative solutions to sustainability challenges, impact investing encourages financial actors to consider social and environmental issues when making investment decisions. These financial actors can range from first-generation entrepreneurs who have already integrated sustainability into their...
Aug 8, 2013 9:15 AM ET