The Evolution of an Idea: From Four Dimensions to Net Good

Back in February 2009 I wrote a blog post on the Four Dimensions of Sustainability in which I proposed a four part framework for planning and reviewing the sustainability impacts and actions of a company.

  • Direct Impact – emissions due to the energy consumed by the company (directly or indirectly) to carry out its activities.
  • Products In Use – emissions due to the energy consumption of a company’s products and/or services once in the hands of the user.
  • Enabled Impact – impact that a company’s products and/or services have on the energy consumption and emissions of the entity that utilizes the product other than
read more