Practical Sustainability Strategies-Gain Competitive Advantage

Practical Sustainability Strategies: How to Gain a Competitive Advantage

This new updated edition provides practical guidance about moving towards a more Sustainable Economy.

Now more than ever, Practical Sustainability Strategies: How to Gain a Competitive Advantage (Wiley, 2nd Edition, 2020) is needed to guide corporations and sustainability practitioners through the COVID-19 challenges and the new reality. Whether dealing with a volatile supply chain or understanding the pressures on limited resources, managing sustainability offers important lessons moving forward.

The revised and updated second edition is filled with proven strategies and tools for organizations to integrate sustainability holistically into their business models achieving high ESG impact. The book defines strategies, provides tools for measuring and reporting, explains ESG Rating (Environmental, Social and Governance) and presents illustrative case studies and teaching material.

Used by several business schools around the globe, Practical Sustainability Strategies has been updated to include the circular economy, the sharing economy, adaptation, resilience and strategies to fight climate change. This new edition also highlights the UN Sustainable Development Goals. The first edition became a bestseller, read by thousands of Sustainability and other professionals who want to make the change in our planet and was also used by graduate programs in US, Europe and Asia.

Co-author of the book Nikos Avlonas is a recognized leader in Corporate Sustainability (ESG) and Social Entrepreneurship, founder and President of the Centre for Sustainability & Excellence (CSE), working in North America, Europe, MENA and Asia with 20 years of experience in Advising several Fortune 500 firms and other organizations via CSE. He is the winner of the 2018 Silicon Valley Community Foundation Practitioner of the Year and the PR Newswire 2017 CSR Professional of the Year. Nikos is a visiting professor at UIC and Athens University of Economics and Business.

Since 2009 Nikos and his team have created the Certified Sustainability Practitioner Program which is the leading program for qualifying Sustainability(ESG) Professionals with participation from 3,000 Sustainability Managers and 90% of the FT 500 firms from 65 countries so far.

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