The Age of Sustainability

Sorry, I can't talk right now—I'm uploading a livesatellite feed onto the Web. We're watching Greenlandbreak apart.

—Kert Davies, research director, Greenpeace,during a telephone conversation withAndrew W. Savitz

Sustainable Business—an Old Idea Made New Again

Business practices that promote specific aspects of sustainability have been around for a long time. Some great companies have always tried to behave responsibly in terms of their resources and impacts. But the areas that make up today's sustainability movement—the environment, community relations, labor practices, responsible investment, and others—were historically seen in isolation from one another; companies addressed specific issues based on their special ...

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