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Brian Holdmeyer. Economic Forces and Sustainability. Maslow’s Pyramid. “Sustainable Business”. Sustainability & Financing. Fewer constraints on Financing Better Stakeholder engagement Reduces likelihood of short-term opportunistic behavior

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sustainability financing
Sustainability & Financing
  • Fewer constraints on Financing
    • Better Stakeholder engagement
    • Reduces likelihood of short-term opportunistic behavior
    • More likely to report Corporate Social Responsibility actions to public
      • Increases transparency
      • More available data for investors
optimal level of sustainability
Optimal Level of Sustainability
  • Portfolio Approach
  • Diminishing Returns
  • Optimal level is being raised
    • New Government Regulations
    • Changing Social Expectations
    • Innovation
  • Sustainability is directly determined by executives and board
    • Highly sustainable companies have incentives tied to sustainability targets
leading and lagging countries
Leading and Lagging Countries

Integrated Reporting by Countries

Low

High

Investor Interest

High

Low

regulations
Regulations
  • Incentives
    • Needed if there are high economies of scale
    • “Learning by doing”
  • Not necessarily effective
    • Fails to induce the socially optimal level of investment
    • Over-invest in socially attractive projects, under-invest in less attractive but more practical opportunities
market interest
Market Interest
  • Growing interest from investors and stakeholders
  • Environmental and Governance more of an interest than Social
    • Environmental is easier to quantify
    • More data available on Governance
incentives
Incentives
  • Reduce bribery and corruption
  • Increase in managerial credibility
  • Stronger financial performance
  • Availability of capital
  • Government Incentives
    • Tax credits
    • Cap and Trade
  • Savings can outweigh costs
    • Not always the case though
resources
Resources
  • Public attitudes toward climate change: findings from a multi‐country poll
    • http://documents.worldbank.org/curated/en/2009/12/11479932/public-attitudes-toward-climate-change-findings-multi-country-poll
  • Corporate Social Responsibility and Access to Finance
    • http://hbswk.hbs.edu/item/6766.html
  • Corporate Sustainability Reporting: It’s Effective
    • http://hbswk.hbs.edu/item/6701.html
  • Essay: Is there an optimal degree of sustainability?
    • http://www.ethicalcorp.com/governance-regulation/essay-there-optimal-degree-sustainability
  • Is sustainability now the key to corporate success?
    • http://www.guardian.co.uk/sustainable-business/sustainability-key-corporate-success?newsfeed=true
  • Leading and Lagging Countries in Contributing to a Sustainable Society
    • http://hbswk.hbs.edu/item/6716.html
  • Market Interest in Nonfinancial Information
    • http://hbswk.hbs.edu/item/6841.html
  • Regulatory design and incentives for renewable energy
    • http://econpapers.repec.org/article/kapregeco/v_3a41_3ay_3a2012_3ai_3a3_3ap_3a315-336.htm
  • Sustainability and Capital Markets: How firms can manage the crucial link
    • http://www.europeanbusinessreview.com/?p=3588
  • The Consequences of Mandatory Corporate Sustainability Reporting
    • http://hbswk.hbs.edu/item/6691.html
  • The Impact of Corporate Social Responsibility on Investment Recommendations
    • http://hbswk.hbs.edu/item/6484.html
  • The Impact of a Corporate Culture of Sustainability on Corporate Behavior and Performance
    • http://hbswk.hbs.edu/item/6865.html
  • The Rise and Consequences of Corporate Sustainability Reporting
    • http://www.europeanbusinessreview.com/?p=4538
  • The growing power of non-financial reporting
    • http://bsr.london.edu/lbs-article/611/index.html
  • VIEWPOINT – The role of the board in creating a sustainable strategy
    • http://www.trust.org/trustlaw/news/viewpoint-the-role-of-the-board-in-creating-a-sustainable-strategy/
  • When do firms support environmental agreements?
    • http://econpapers.repec.org/article/kapregeco/v_3a41_3ay_3a2012_3ai_3a3_3ap_3a380-401.htm
  • Why Sustainability Is Winning Over CEOs – BusinessWeek
    • http://www.businessweek.com/magazine/content/11_15/b4223025579541.htm
  • How to understand and measure environmental sustainability: Indicators and targets
    • http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1470160X11001282
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