Why Don’t More Companies have Climate Stabilization Intensity Targets?

I have written a number of times before about how I think measurement can undermine sustainability. I had the opportunity to give a presentation on the topic at the State of Green Business Forum in DC a couple of months back.

In the end I touched only briefly on some of the ways that measurement can mislead. It turned out that the guidelines for the presentation were to present one big idea.  As I say near the beginning, I didn’t want to present one big gripe, so I focused most of my presentation on BT’s Climate Stabilization Intensity target, which …

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The Economic Impact of BT – Social Study 2010

I know, I know, it isn’t too hot to write a blog post at the beginning of 2011 that refers to 2010, but this is what I want to write about so here goes………

In December, just squeezing it in before the end of the year, BT published a report called Social Study 2010 that reviewed the economic contribution of BT on the United Kingdom.  In my Four Dimensions model, this impact represents my first dimension of direct impact, and includes what Social Study 2010 calls direct, indirect and induced impacts.   Social Study 2010 uses jobs, output and an economic …

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