Chapter 3 Terminology—What Does Sustainability Really Mean?

If you are confused about all this sustainability stuff—you are in good company—and for good reason. This chapter:

–Gives an overview of the terminology used to characterize the subject

–Provides some definitions

–Recaps the two broad waves of development—triple bottom line and environmental, social, and governance (ESG) factors

–Describes the “two sides of the sustainability coin”—risk and opportunity

–Gives an overview of the full supply chain or value chain aspect that is core to any discussion of sustainability

–Summarizes the four big buckets of sustainability (which are also the four main parts of the Corporate Sustainability Scorecard)

–Describes how the sustainability conversation ...

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