Adam Elman: The Case for a Sustainability Plan in Business

10/27/2014
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In the latest ‘Plan B for Business‘ blog post produced by The B Team in partnership with The Huffington Post, Adam Elman of Marks and Spencer refutes the dominant view that sustainability programs are ‘nice to have’ but cost prohibitive, arguing instead that they are both a moral and commercial imperative.

Elman, the Global Head of Delivery of Marks and Spencer’s groundbreaking sustainability program, ‘Plan A,’ has watched his company receive a net benefit of £435 million during the program’s 7 year history, and a benefit of £145 million in the last year alone.

Along with the financial benefits Marks and Spencer is also seeing additional non-financial benefits including higher levels of staff motivation and brand enhancement.

To learn more, read the full blog post here.

This blog post is part of a series produced by The Huffington Post and The B Team community to help articulate a Plan B for Business. To see other posts in the series, click here.

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