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Friday, January 13, 2012
7:30 AM - 10:00 AM

Measuring impact on the planet to increase profits: A sustainable business requires understanding basic science and rigorous analytics

Corporate Roundtable hosts this conversation on: To be successful at sustainable business, an organization must understand and be able to measure its impact on the planet through its processes and products.  Using concepts of feedback loops and industrial ecology as well as rigorous analytical tools such as Life Cycle Assessment often lead companies to value enhancement through sustainability, but not necessarily to the intuitive or even the ?politically correct? answer.  This month we will discuss and explore the scientific methods for getting our economic activity in synch with the natural systems in which we operate.

For more information.

Corporate Roundtable hosts this conversation on: To be successful at sustainable business, an organization must understand and be able to measure its impact on the planet through its processes and products.  Using concepts of feedback loops and industrial ecology as well as rigorous analytical tools such as Life Cycle Assessment often lead companies to value enhancement through sustainability, but not necessarily to the intuitive or even the ?politically correct? answer.  This month we will discuss and explore the scientific methods for getting our economic activity in synch with the natural systems in which we operate. For more information.

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