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Chris Laszlo States Sustainability In Large Organizations Is Becoming Less About Compliance and More About Breakthrough Innovation

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  • Date Added : 2/20/2008
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Chris Laszlo

  • Co-founder, Sustainable Value Partners
  • male
  • Caucasian
  • 1958 (Age: 64 years old)
  • Chris Laszlo - Lecture - Sustainable Value Partners
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Chris Laszlo is a partner and co-founder of Sustainable Value Partners, Inc., a firm helping companies create value for shareholders and stakeholders. For nearly ten years prior, he was an executive at Lafarge S.A., a world leader in materials, holding positions as head of strategy, general manager of a manufacturing subsidiary, and vice president of business development. Prior to that he was with Deloitte & Touche, where he consulted to global industry leaders such as Dupont, Toshiba, Avon Products and Renault on strategy.

Chris Laszlo received his undergraduate degree from Swarthmore College. He has a Masters in Economics from Columbia University and he received his Ph.D. with distinction in Economics and Management Science from the University of Paris.

The topic today is sustainability as business strategy which I'm happy to say is really moving into the mainstream with companies like the ones we'll be looking at today, Wal-Mart, DuPont and GE putting it at the center of their competitive strategies. Now these leading companies are developing a n...(Full transcript available to logged in subscribers.).

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Video 1 of 13 Chris Laszlo States Sustainability In Large Organizations Is Becoming Less About Compliance and More About Breakthrough Innovation
  • Chris Laszlo - Lecture - Sustainable Value Partners
  • 2/20/2008
  • Chris Laszlo
  • 3 min. 27 sec.
Video 2 of 13 Chris Laszlo States Environmentalism Has Changed From Stopping The Bad To Fostering The Good
  • Chris Laszlo - Lecture - Sustainable Value Partners
  • 2/20/2008
  • Chris Laszlo
  • 2 min. 35 sec.
Video 3 of 13 Chris Laszlo States Increasing Transparency Is Changing Competitive Environment For Companies
  • Chris Laszlo - Lecture - Sustainable Value Partners
  • 2/20/2008
  • Chris Laszlo
  • 3 min. 25 sec.
Video 4 of 13 Chris Laszlo States Societal Expectations Are Driving Corporate Strategies
  • Chris Laszlo - Lecture - Sustainable Value Partners
  • 2/20/2008
  • Chris Laszlo
  • 1 min. 54 sec.
Video 5 of 13 Chris Laszlo Discusses Environmental, Social and Economic Convergence
  • Chris Laszlo - Lecture - Sustainable Value Partners
  • 2/20/2008
  • Chris Laszlo
  • 0 min. 31 sec.
Video 6 of 13 Chris Laszlo States Environmental Benefits Are Seen As A Plus One My Consumers
  • Chris Laszlo - Lecture - Sustainable Value Partners
  • 2/20/2008
  • Chris Laszlo
  • 2 min. 50 sec.
Video 7 of 13 Chris Laszlo Describes How Corporations Are Pushing Regulators To Enact More Environmental Regulations
  • Chris Laszlo - Lecture - Sustainable Value Partners
  • 2/20/2008
  • Chris Laszlo
  • 2 min. 25 sec.
Video 8 of 13 Chris Laszlo States Wal-Mart Decided To Pursue Sustainability Practices As A Defensive Tactic
  • Chris Laszlo - Lecture - Sustainable Value Partners
  • 2/20/2008
  • Chris Laszlo
  • 2 min. 28 sec.
Video 9 of 13 Chris Laszlo Shares Example of How Wal-Mart Made Trucking Fleet More Sustainable
  • Chris Laszlo - Lecture - Sustainable Value Partners
  • 2/20/2008
  • Chris Laszlo
  • 6 min. 6 sec.
Video 10 of 13 Chris Laszlo Shares Example of Wal-Mart's Changes In Store Operations To Increase Sustainability
  • Chris Laszlo - Lecture - Sustainable Value Partners
  • 2/20/2008
  • Chris Laszlo
  • 2 min. 18 sec.
Video 11 of 13 Chris Laszlo States Sustainability Needs To Be Treated Like Any Other Business Opportunity
  • Chris Laszlo - Lecture - Sustainable Value Partners
  • 2/20/2008
  • Chris Laszlo
  • 1 min. 48 sec.
Video 12 of 13 Chris Laszlo Discusses How Dupont Restructured Itself To Create More Shareholder Value While Also Becoming More Sustainable
  • Chris Laszlo - Lecture - Sustainable Value Partners
  • 2/20/2008
  • Chris Laszlo
  • 3 min. 9 sec.
Video 13 of 13 Chris Laszlo States Companies Need To Address Societal, Environmental and Social Issues To Remain Competitive
  • Chris Laszlo - Lecture - Sustainable Value Partners
  • 2/20/2008
  • Chris Laszlo
  • 0 min. 59 sec.

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