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By Holly A. Duckworth,Andrea Hoffmeier

In an age while such a lot company plans expand in basic terms to the subsequent quarterly reporting interval, the authors of this e-book suggest an audaciously longer view of destiny making plans. achieving past the fashionable 5 or ten-year strategic plan, the authors take a cue from Kongo Gumi, a jap building corporation introduced in 578 advert that controlled to thrive as a family-owned company for almost 1500 years.

With the 2010 booklet of a global usual on social accountability (ISO 26000), and elevated awareness to sustainability and sustainability reporting, many businesses this present day are heeding the decision to function with this normal in brain. besides the fact that, as soon as the tips are understood and the gaps measured, those comparable corporations usually fight in the course of implementation.

Leveraging many many years of mixed adventure in caliber administration and Product improvement, the authors of this seminal publication offer a confirmed way to assist you flip info into motion. Defining precisely what social accountability capability, A Six Sigma method of Sustainability introduces SOFAIR, a six-step technique for reaching sustainability via social accountability functionality development. This rigorous technique makes use of Six Sigma, and different technique development tools, as a foundation for maximizing the potency and effectiveness of your organization's social accountability functionality development attempt.

The ebook explains and demonstrates the which means of CISR® - continuous development for social accountability - and illustrates the six-step SOFAIR technique with many examples. The authors clarify how your present organizational continuous development efforts should be tailored to additionally specialize in sustainability. 4 case experiences are only if exhibit the applying of the method in production, healthcare, company approaches, and daily own lifestyles. ultimately, the authors offer 10 belongings you can do this day as social accountability action.

Kongo Gumi represents the author’s objective of sustainability, and activates the query, "What will your company seem like, no longer in 5-10 years, yet in fifteen centuries?" This e-book presents a fashion so you might take motion to create a extra sustainable atmosphere the place your consumers, providers, staff, and groups can be found in your association for many years, or even centuries, to come.

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The six palms of many colours encircling the globe characterize the variety of stakeholders engaged within the six-step SOFAIR strategy, and the worldwide impression of CISR®.

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