Cannibals with forks - by John Elkington[Reading report] by Dalma Berkovics


The author was part of the “Alternative Management” third year program in HEC in 2010

The objective of this review is to resume John Elkington's visionary book. Cannibals with forks -The triple bottom line of the 21th century promotes a new, responsible approach to businesses that should take into consideration environmental, social and economic dimensions of sustainable development. Presented through seven revolutions, Elkington reveals new stakes that companies will have to take into consideration in the next century.

Quote article  Dalma Berkovics, « Cannibals with forks - by John Elkington », 23 september 2010, Alternative Management Observatory (AMO), [Reading report]

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