CHAPTER 7Implementing a social, environmental, and economic impact measurement system

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The identification and measurement of the costs and benefits from corporate sustainability activities is critical to the evaluation of projects within the company and the evaluation of the company and its components and members. As the previous chapter shows, there is a solid academic foundation for measuring sustainability performance. Significant improvements in the development of corporate performance measurement systems that include both financial and nonfinancial measures permit much-improved evaluation of social, environmental, and economic impacts. This is aided by vast improvements in corporate information technology capabilities that permit the ...

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