Elkington reflects upon his Triple Bottom Line framework

Having developed his Triple Bottom Line framework (that for an organisation to be truly sustainable, it must be balanced in terms of economic, social and environmental impact) John Elkington “is sustainability” to many. This month, Elkington reflects upon his Triple Bottom Line framework in the Harvard Business Review. Whilst 2,500 businesses globally have wholeheartedly embraced the concepts of TBL, Elkington voices concern that the framework is being merely considered an accounting mechanism, rather than a business framework. Interesting reading: https://hbr.org/2018/06/25-years-ago-i-coined-the-phrase-triple-bottom-line-heres-why-im-giving-up-on-it

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