The sustainability ladder 1 2 3
4 5 6 7 ABer tracking sustainability ini:a:ves of 30 Fortune 500 companies (ref. InnovaStrat. US) , it seems that every company goes more or less trough seven similar steps…
VLAREM | REACH | ISO
9000 | ISO 14000 | EFQM | SA 8000 | GRI | GRI G3 | AA 1000 FRAMEWORK | AA 1000 AS | AA 1000 SES | SIGMA | EMAS 3 COMPLIANCE That brings you back to zero. Sustainability is s:ll and foremost a maNer of compliance to industry standardiza:on and regula:on. Compliance costs money, but incompliance costs more. Communica:on is repor:ng.
Recycle | Reduce | Re-use
| Reconsider | Rebuild | Rethink | Re-feed | Reflect React | 4 LCA (Lifecycle analysis) You are completely obsessed wit R‐words. In an indebt lifecycle analysis you discover opportuni:es to save raw materials, costs, energy, increase contacts points with clients that result in business con:nuity and many other surprises that have a posi:ve impact on the boNom‐line. You feel very comfortable. Sustainability jus:ﬁes saving. You’re in the land of eﬃciency. You feel home.