Why Businesses Must Mind Waste as a Measure of Sustainable Success

Bottom Line Focus on Profit-Waste Ratio Can Strengthen Relationships and Resiliency

Waste Diagram
In the image: Calculation of waste. Image credit: BCorp.

The Triple Bottom Line is Not the Answer

In the photo: Recycled Waste. Photo credit: Unsplash.

A Sustainable Business Model Requires a New Bottom Line: Waste

A Profit/Waste Bottom Line Means 3 Areas of Focus

Profit / Waste Business Model In the image: A Sustainable Business Model Recognizes the Value in Waste. Image credit: BCorp.

Relationships, not transactions.

Long-term goals.

Resiliency, not efficiency.

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Certified B Corporations are a new kind of business that balances purpose and profit. They are legally required to consider the impact of their decisions on their workers, customers, suppliers, community, and the environment.

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