Structure of Sustainability Valuation

  • Yonghyup OhEmail author
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This chapter introduces the concept of sustainability valuation of business. In this valuation, the value of business is determined by the values of sustainability businesses contribute to the sustainability of society. This is a main departure from conventional valuation methods. It finds a win-win situation between businesses and the sustainability of society, as the value of business would increase only when the business improves the sustainability of society. This chapter introduces key concepts such as de jure and de facto sustainability, describes the sequence of sustainability valuation, and discusses how this method would distinguish itself from other valuation methods.


Sustainability valuation De jure sustainability De facto sustainability Win-win situation between business and society 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.University of AntwerpAntwerpenBelgium

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