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By Holly A. Duckworth,Andrea Hoffmeier

In an age whilst such a lot enterprise plans expand basically 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 enterprise for almost 1500 years.

With the 2010 book of a global usual on social accountability (ISO 26000), and elevated recognition to sustainability and sustainability reporting, many companies at the present time are heeding the decision to function with this average in brain. although, as soon as the information are understood and the gaps measured, those similar organisations frequently 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 supply a confirmed strategy to assist you flip info into motion. Defining precisely what social accountability skill, A Six Sigma method of Sustainability introduces SOFAIR, a six-step technique for reaching sustainability via social accountability functionality development. This rigorous method makes use of Six Sigma, and different procedure development equipment, as a foundation for maximizing the potency and effectiveness of your organization's social accountability functionality development attempt.

The e-book explains and demonstrates the that 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 might be tailored to additionally specialize in sustainability. 4 case reviews are only if display the appliance of the method in production, healthcare, enterprise methods, and daily own existence. eventually, the authors offer 10 stuff you can do at the present time as social accountability action.

Kongo Gumi represents the author’s aim of sustainability, and activates the query, "What will your company appear like, no longer in 5-10 years, yet in fifteen centuries?" This e-book offers a manner that you can take motion to create a extra sustainable surroundings the place your buyers, providers, staff, and groups can be found to your association for many years, or even centuries, to come.

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The six palms of many colours encircling the globe symbolize the range of stakeholders engaged within the six-step SOFAIR approach, and the worldwide effect of CISR®.

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