How do we measure the Triple Bottom Line?
At Amesto, “People” is measured based on monthly internal employee surveys (“&frankly”) and customer surveys (Net Promoter Score, NPS). “Planet” is measured based on strategy and goal attainment for specific social and green value-creating projects, while “Profit” is measured based on financial results (EBITDA). The managers of the various companies report to the Board of Directors on all three P’s and the aim is that all three will be weighted equally in relation to goal attainment over time.
It’s about the small choices you make every day. You don’t need to save the whole world tomorrow; you can start where you can with the means available to you. Don’t think that you can solve everything at once.
You could, for example, clean your PC up to extend its service life. From a business perspective, you may be able to reuse hardware, instead of always buying new equipment for new employees. We can throw away less and make smarter choices.Read more
In work life, we have already become accustomed to video meetings, which means that we protect the environment from unnecessary travel to a significant degree. The fact that more people are able to work from home will reduce the need for large office spaces and we can avoid unnecessary resource-intensive operations.
Many sustainability measures actually involve a reduction in costs. The internal goal should be to have the smallest possible footprint, which means minimal overuse, i.e. lower costs. As such, a focus on a business’s own footprint is a focus on costs.Read more