Sustainable OrganizationsCan businesses solve social and environmental issues profitably?      Ioannis Ioannou, SE Area   ...
Environmental PhenomenaManhattan South Ferry subway station flooded with seawater after Sandy
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Solving S&E Problems Profitably   25.00   20.00   15.00   10.00     5.00     0.00              1992                       ...
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Sustainable Organisations: Can businesses solve social and environmental issues profitably?

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London Business School Assistant Professor of Strategy and Entrepreneurship, Ioannis Ioannou, presents his insights on how organisations can take a greener approach to the way they do business and succeed.

This was presented on 20 Nobvember 2012, at a London Business School Meeting. Watch the video footage at http://bit.ly/UrtfYc.

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Sustainable Organisations: Can businesses solve social and environmental issues profitably?

  1. 1. Sustainable OrganizationsCan businesses solve social and environmental issues profitably? Ioannis Ioannou, SE Area London Business School Meeting November 20th, 2012
  2. 2. Environmental PhenomenaManhattan South Ferry subway station flooded with seawater after Sandy
  3. 3. Social Phenomena
  4. 4. The Role of Business 80% 35,000.00 73% 70% 30,000.00Top 1,000 firms sales as % of OECD GDP 61% 60% Sales ($B) of the top 1,000 firms 25,000.00 50% 20,000.00 39% 40% 31% 15,000.00 30% 10,000.00 20% 5,000.00 10% 0% 0.00 1980 1990 2000 2010 Source: Worldscope; World Federation of Exchanges, http://www.world-exchanges.org/statistics/annual/2010/equity-markets/domestic-market-capitalization, accessed January 2012, Global Financial Data, accessed January 2012.
  5. 5. There is hope ...
  6. 6. Solving S&E Problems Profitably 25.00 20.00 15.00 10.00 5.00 0.00 1992 1999 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010Source: Eccles, Robert G., Ioannou, Ioannis and Serafeim, George, The Impact of a Corporate Culture of Sustainability on Corporate Behavior and Performance; Harvard Business SchoolWorking Paper Series 12-035. Available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=1964011 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.1964011
  7. 7. Sustainable Organizations• Organizations that voluntarily integrate environmentaland social issues into their business models andstrategy.• They do so in a way that synergistically co-generateseconomic as well as social and environmental value.• Sustainable organizations constitute a fundamentallydifferent type of organization (governance, stakeholderengagement, transparency, accountability).
  8. 8. Thank You!

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