A Sustainable Business Guide with David Grayson, Chris Coulter and Mark Lee

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Three of the globe’s heavy weights in sustainable business and social impact pioneers join together to share their sustainable business guide. David Grayson CBE is Emeritus Professor of Corporate Responsibility at Cranfield School of Management and Chair of the Institute of Business Ethics, in the UK. Mark Lee is the Director of the SustainAbility Institute by ERM, based in Berkeley, California. And Chris Coulter is the CEO of GlobeScan, from Toronto, Canada. Each has devoted and dedicated their lives to creating positive social and environmental impact, particularly with business. David, Mark and Chris have recently launched ‘The Sustainable Business Handbook’ – they join us to provide insights from the research that went into it. Providing strong business arguments as to why to take action and then unpick how you too can take action from within your organisation.

Listen in to hear three fascinating stories of careers that have woven together to deliver impact. David, Mark and Chris provide us with frank updates on where business social and environmental impacts have gotten to. And together they share their insight into how we can all help businesses to take impact. They stress that this practical, step-by-step guidance isn’t just for businesses leading the sustainability journey, but are vital for organisations at every level. So whatever stage your business sis at – this podcast is for you.

If the reviews of their Handbook are anything to go be ready for an important conversation:

Siddharth Sharma, Group Chief Sustainability Officer – Tata Sons, India says “The Sustainable Business Handbook is required reading for executives who are looking to better understand and respond to one of the most important issues facing business today, sustainability (or ESG).”

Whilst Mark Cutifani, most recent Chief Executive of Anglo American states the book provides practical measures for companies of all sizes and from all geographies.

And Alan Jope, CEO of Unilever plc calls the book a “comprehensive, step-by-step guide has the answers, skilfully navigating business through the big questions of our time.”


The Sustainable Business Handbook; A Guide to Becoming More Innovative, Resilient and Successful: www.google.co.uk/books/edition/Th…BAJ?hl=en&gbpv=0

David Grayson: www.linkedin.com/in/david-grayson-039a67/

Chris Coulter: www.linkedin.com/in/chriscoulter1/

Mark Lee: www.linkedin.com/in/markpeterlee/

All In; The Future of Sustainable Leadership: www.google.co.uk/books/edition/Al…BAJ?hl=en&gbpv=0

The All In podcast on Sustainable Business: www.sustainability.com/thinking/all-in-podcast/

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