Sustainability Channels of Business

  • Yonghyup OhEmail author
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This chapter is the first step in sustainability valuation. As the contribution of business to the sustainability of society is the key driver of the business value, it illustrates how the society can build its decision-making model of sustainability and derive policy that would best serve to sustainability development of the society. As the way in which business is run may not automatically assure production of positive sustainability, this chapter introduces the concept of sustainability channels which indicate the system that transfers de jure business sustainability into de facto business sustainability. This mechanism induces businesses to get more engaged in creating sustainability of society.


Sustainability channels Macromodel of sustainability Policy modeling Sustainability elements Business sustainability Business footprints 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.University of AntwerpAntwerpenBelgium

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