Developing Value: The Business Case for Sustainability in Emerging Markets
Roger Cowe, IfcISBN: 0821351818;
This is the first study focusing on the opportunties for integrating sustainability into businesses in emerging markets. It presents new evidence, based on 240 case studies across 60 countries, on the business case for sustainability: sound economic, environmental, and social performance creating financial value for the firm. The report highlights that companies worldwide have undertaken actions which contribute to social development or environmental improvements. As a result, many have reduced costs, increased revenues, found new markets, improved access to capital, addressed risks, or achieved other business benefits. The business case is a key tool to help achieve sustainability globally. While past studies have examined the business case in developed economies, this study breaks new ground with its focus on emerging markets. It is the result of a unique collaboration between the International Finance Corporation (IFC), the private sector arm of the World Bank Group; the...
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