Category Archives: DISASTER RESILIENCE

Fire Safety Legal Provisions Relating to Occupational Health & Safety (OHS) in Nepal

(Photo Source: Google) Fire Safety related OHS (Occupational Health & Safety) legal provisions provided by the Labor Act 1992 and Labor Rules 1993 are given below in tabular form. As prescribed by the above, the enterprises in Nepal are legally … Continue reading

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(5 of 5) Book Review “Sustainable Value: How the World’s Leading Companies Are Doing Well by Doing Good” by Chris Laszlo

CONCLUSION This book by Chris Laszlo is a useful addition to increasing number of “green-literatures” in the market. The author not only focuses on the ethical and emotional reasons for sustainability, but also makes compelling suggestions on how businesses can … Continue reading

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(4 of 5) Book Review “Sustainable Value: How the World’s Leading Companies Are Doing Well by Doing Good” by Chris Laszlo

PART III The third part of this book primarily targets the business managers who want to take advantage of this newly emerging sustainability-based competitive environment. It gives a step-by-step practical approach which can be followed to achieve sustainable value creation … Continue reading

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(3 of 5) Book Review “Sustainable Value: How the World’s Leading Companies Are Doing Well by Doing Good” by Chris Laszlo

PART II The second part describes some real life sustainability stories and how the world’s leading companies such as DuPont, Wal-Mart, Lafarge and NatureWorks are doing well by doing good. The book caters four excellent case studies and insights into … Continue reading

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(2 of 5) Book Review “Sustainable Value: How the World’s Leading Companies Are Doing Well by Doing Good” by Chris Laszlo

PART I The first part deals with the story of a young CEO named Deena who fights various business challenges (mainly environmental) faced by a top ranking multinational company. This part tries to summarize the tale of a corporation’s profit … Continue reading

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(1 of 5) Book Review “Sustainable Value: How the World’s Leading Companies Are Doing Well by Doing Good” by Chris Laszlo

INTRODUCTION Sustainability is rapidly becoming a mainstream business issue, primarily because environmental, social and regulatory compliance issues are having growing financial impacts on companies. Ignoring a company’s environmental footprints may increase financial risks for organizations. By continuing in this path, a … Continue reading

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Risk Analysis: Various attributes

(Photo Source: Google) Let’s start with a simple example of a gallon of kerosene which probably is only a hazard until we light a match nearby, when we actually make the situation risky for the people and property around. Unsafe … Continue reading

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