Triple Bottom Line

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A business principle that measures corporate performance along three lines: profits, planet (environmental sustainability) and people (social responsibility), instead of limiting its vision to the traditional bottom line—the black ink at the bottom of the ledger
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Pode-se afirmar que o triple bottom line tornouse o conceito central na discussao em torno da sustentabilidade empresarial, por isso esta pesquisa torna-se relevante e e importante a continuidade do estudo do tema para gerar reflexoes e contribuicoes para os contextos academico e empresarial.
Glover will be the first opening keynote speaker and will share her views on how the global plastics industry is rising to the challenge to improve its triple bottom line.
Thus triple bottom line consists of profit, people and planet.
du's Sustainable Development Report 2012 covers initiatives carried out by the company across the triple bottom line of People, Planet and Profit.
Raza said triple bottom line was a widely adapted form of corporate social responsibility where organisations were responsible both nationally and internationally for betterment of societies.
KOEL, a renewable energy project, has a triple bottom line of financial, social and environmental sustainability.
The triple bottom line will now require a similar era of innovation.
According to the Network for Business Sustainability's contributing academics and business experts, the recipe for ensuring long-term financial and environmental success is to prioritize the triple bottom line (aka TBL, or people, planet and profit) and build systems that focus on future gains and goals.
Triple Bottom Line co-founder and managing director Leena Al Olaimy was the moderator.
Somerset, NJ, December 20, 2012 --( After months of precise planning and designing, Sonali Solar is proud to be installing the final modules on the roof of a commercial property in Somerset, New Jersey, helping the business save money every month, and reach that triple bottom line.
More and more we will need to measure the impact of what housing can do across the social, environmental and economic triple bottom line."
The World Commission on Environment and Development in 1987 created what has become the most common definition of sustainability, which the Cleveland Carbon Fund restates as "the successful meeting of present social, economic, and environmental needs without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs." Or, people, planet, profits, as John Elkington succinctly described it in his 1997 book, Cannibals with Forks, the three elements in what Elkington christened the "triple bottom line."