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Purposely Profitable: Embedding Sustainability into the DNA of Food Processing and other Businesses

Purposely Profitable: Embedding Sustainability into the DNA of Food Processing and other Businesses

Brett Wills

ISBN: 978-1-118-97814-6

Feb 2016, Wiley-Blackwell

184 pages

$64.99

Description

Competing and winning in today’s competitive marketplace requires a strategy that includes sustainability. Business leaders who embrace it and convey a strong sense of purpose behind their strategy are propelling their organizations into revenue-increasing, cost-reducing outcomes.

Purposely Profitable: Embedding Sustainability into the DNA of Food Processing and other Businesses provides a proven, step-by-step methodology for integrating sustainability into the strategic plan to develop a strategy that is sustainable and aligned to a greater purpose. This book notably includes the following:

  • A primer on Sustainability that defines Sustainable Business and presents the Business Case for Sustainability
  • What is an organizational purpose and why is it so important in today’s competitive marketplace
  • Step by step instructions, supported by a case study, for developing each component of the strategic plan (Purpose, Vision, Strategic Pillars, KPI’s, Goals, Programs Action Plans, and Tactical Execution)
  • A suite of tools and resources to support the development and execution of the strategic plan

Scientists and managers in the global food supply chain, sustainability professionals, researchers, students, regulators, executives and business owners will come to learn and understand a powerful system for developing a strategy that is sustainable in order to maximize organizational performance.

Foreword

About the Author

Sustainability Primer

Understanding Sustainability

The Sustainable Organization

Business Case for Sustainability

Introduction – Setting the Stage

Chapter 1: Finding Purpose

Chapter 2: Creating a Shared Vision

Chapter 3: Getting Focused – Pillar Development

Chapter 4: Financial Objectives

Chapter 5: Measuring What Matters – KPI Development

Chapter 6: Setting Expectations - Goal Development

Chapter 7: Adding Value – Program Development

Chapter 8: Getting Tactical – Strategy Execution

Final Thoughts: Making the Leap

Tools & Resources

End Notes