Findings from the 2012 Sustainability & Innovation Global Executive Study and Research Report.
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- Integrating Sustainability into the Company
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Portions of this article previously appeared in “The Benefits of Sustainability-Driven Innovation,” MIT Sloan Management Review 54, no. 2 (winter 2013): 69-73.