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Embedding Sustainability into the DNA of Food Processing and other Businesses.

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.

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Sustainable Business


Based on the fundamental concept of continuously improving and balancing social, environmental and economic performance across the value chain, Sustainability is simply, a better way to make a bigger profit.

While organizations have attended to Social, Environmental and Economic performance for decades, it is traditionally economic performance that receives attention.  Sustainability is a revolutionary business model in that it elevates social and environmental performance to the same level of economic performance, unlocking a vault of hidden opportunities.

In other words, instead of simply focusing on a single bottom line of economic performance, with token social and environmental initiatives, the sustainable business model focuses on the triple bottom line to enhance overall performance.



Arguably the greatest movement in the history of human-kind, Sustainability incorporates traditional tools, techniques, thinking and strategies with new and innovative ones such as biomimicry, cradle-to-cradle, value based Philanthropy and more to develop innovative solutions for today’s business challenges.

The result is reduced costs, increased revenue, talent retention, increased shareholder value and enhanced risk mitigation. GEM is here to assist and accelerate your organization on the journey towards becoming an increasingly sustainability organization. Have a look around our site and feel free to contact us to learn more.

Green Business Headlines


Sustainable business news, insights, and events.

A new management approach offers businesses a performance measurement model that can indicate how far an organization is from performing sustainably.
Posted: November 18, 2017, 10:00 am
The president of footwear label Okabashi discusses why its U.S.-made shoes travel 10,000 fewer miles than competitors and use more secondary materials.
Posted: November 17, 2017, 10:15 am
In this week's episode, a GreenBuild recap, how Canopy's founder is winning converts on deforestation and why island microgrids are essential.
Posted: November 17, 2017, 10:00 am
A deal between Metrus Energy and Citi illustrates a financing solution for businesses looking to invest in energy as a service.
Posted: November 17, 2017, 9:10 am
It's been a year since the coffee giant issued the first bond of its kind. What's the effect on the marketplace, and what's next?
Posted: November 16, 2017, 10:15 am