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Cannibals with forks : the triple bottom line of 21st century business

This is a definition of the "triple bottom line" of profit, environmental sustainability and social responsibility. It is based on the auhthor's first-hand experience with companies who have realised that these are the forces that shape the future of business.
Print Book, English, 1999
Capstone, Oxford, U.K., 1999
xiv, 410 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
9781900961271, 9781841120843, 190096127X, 1841120847
1058150553
1. Executive summary: adapting to a 7-D world
2. Introduction: is capitalism sustainable?
3. The third wave: storming the boardroom
4. The triple bottom line: sustainability's accountants
5. Markets: going for the triple win
6. Values: ghost in the system
7. Transparency: no hiding place
8. Life-cycle technology: conception to resurrection
9. Partnerships: after the honeymoon
10. Time: nanoseconds to go
11. Corporate governance: stakes in the future
12. Sustainable corporations: spirit of zero
13. Mainstreaming: market values
14. Sustainability auditing: how are we doing?
15. Coda: closing the gap
Appendix. Notes for a sustainable business phrase-book
Originally published: 1997