Why Sustainable Business?
- The world is changing dramatically (growing population, scarcity of natural resources, climate issues, urbanization, etc.)
- Over 80% of global CEOs and over 35% of Russian ones see sustainability as one of their top priorities
- Sustainable business models in Russia are underappreciated, despite having the potential to create competitive advantage
Research: conducting in-depth interdisciplinary research on the most relevant sustainable business topics (business environment, responsible consumption, new market niches, sustainable supply chains, leadership, cleantech, bioeconomy, agri markets, sustainable forestry, private development initiatives).
Education: integrating sustainability into business education, developing case-studies, conducting unique open enrollment sustainability program with strategic focus.
Networking/Outreach: empowering individuals and organizations by sharing best practice and creating a platform for multi-stakeholder dialog among practitioners in Russia; conducting regular events and distributing analytical monitoring data.