Frameworks for Integrating Citizenship and Sustainability into Business Strategies and Operations
William R. Blackburn
Many companies are devoting more attention and resources to addressing citizenship and sustainability in their operations, products, and services, and several of these companies have realized valuable benefits from this new direction. But which processes should corporations adopt to realize these advantages? Frameworks for Integrating Citizenship and Sustainability into Business Strategies and Operations explores the approaches of 11 North American companies with well-established citizenship and sustainability practices to find out the answer to this question. This report offers extensive details on the organizational structures these companies have established, the values and goals that guide their efforts, the steps they have taken to integrate citizenship and sustainability into strategic planning and goal setting, and the programs they employ to spread the influence of their citizenship efforts throughout their organizations.