That’s why I found myself especially fired up by the interview we just published with Hunter Lovins about her new book, “A Finer Future,” and the in-depth paper it references, by John Fullerton, on regenerative capitalism (PDF). Specifically, the compelling case they make that regenerative businesses are more successful businesses, and that we’re ultimately headed in the right direction, albeit not as quickly as we need. . . .
As Lovins put it, “There are now well over 50 studies showing that companies leading in ESG criteria have, take your pick: the highest stock value; the fastest-growing stock value; well outperform the market; outperform their peers; and have more engaged workforces (a better-engaged workforce will give you 16 percent higher profitability, and 18 percent higher productivity).”
FULL STORY published November 9, 2018 via GreenBiz