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Championing Sustainable Development and Corporate Governance

  • Ruud Weijermars
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Abstract

Dynamic entrepreneurship includes accepting challenges and assuming responsibilities. Longevity of your organizational reputation and good standing grow by responsible behavior in response to new challenges. Intelligent organizations and intelligent nations take challenges like curbing carbon dioxide emissions in their stride. Sustainable development contributes to societal stability and therefore is favorable for the business environment. Contributing to sustainable development is a strong indicator of high Organizational IQ. This also goes hand in hand with good corporate governance and good leadership. If applied to governments, Organizational Intelligence distinguishes civilized countries from the less responsible nations in our world.

Keywords

Corporate Social Responsibility Sustainable Development Corporate Governance Good Corporate Governance Earth Summit 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of GeotechnologyDelft University of TechnologyDelftThe Netherlands
  2. 2.Alboran Energy ConsultantsDelftThe Netherlands

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