Once the leadership has established the corporation’s sustainability strategy, it needs to implement that strategy through the effective use of various management systems. These systems are instrumental in achieving positive sustainability impacts, improving stakeholder reactions, and financial performance (Fig. 1.4, page 29). The systems should take into account the organizational culture and the resources, both human and financial, available to the company. Sustainability systems should also include ways to implement strategy and measure sustainability performance. In this chapter we discuss:
• Capital investment decision systems
• Costing systems
• Risk assessment ...