The Triple Bottom Line; People, Profit, Planet
Each of us is on this planet seeks to make a contribution to the world in our lifetime. People are searching for meaning and how they can make their own unique contribution. This is an age where humanity and community matter as well as financial returns. Finding this foundation underpins a longer-term philosophy. As leaders, therefore, we need to take the actions necessary to earn long-term trust and commitment as a foundation for long-term value creation.
Our actions and decisions must thus be:
- Socially beneficial,
- Culturally desirable,
- Ethically justifiable,
- Economically feasible,
- Ecologically responsible,
- and, above all, convincing and transparent.
Our responsibility as leaders is to create an exciting but safe adventure for our people, worthy of them devoting their lives to it.
How people feel about working in the organization and how passionate and engaged they are in its agenda are what make the difference between good, great, and outstanding companies. Ultimately, our inner mindset and our outer leadership style determine how alive, energetic, and purposeful our organization is. Individual and Organizational purpose to benefit people, profit, and planet – the hallowed “triple bottom line”
We partner with our clients to tap into the latent power of their people and create an exciting but safe adventure for our people, worthy of them devoting their lives to it.
Three billion of the world’s 7.5 billion people are employed. In our global workshops, we ask people how much of their potential they bring to their workplace. The average answer, 40 percent, demonstrates a huge global productivity gap and an untapped reservoir of talent. Companies can achieve so much more by investing in what they already have – their people.