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Many of you may be familiar with the term “Triple Bottom Line” (TBL) in business-speak. It was first coined by entrepreneur and author John Elkington in 1994 to encompass the three Ps that a business should focus on to be sustainable – “People, Planet and Profit”.
Late last year Seychelles issued the world’s first government bond dedicated to marine conservation — a so-called blue bond, aimed at supporting sustainable fisheries.
When you buy a product, your shampoo, for example, do you ever think about what it takes to create that product or the costs behind its price tag? What comes to mind immediately are probably the cost of ingredients and raw materials, labour cost, and even the marketing costs the company incurred to promote the product to you and other consumers.
From Mitsui to Shell, companies are investing in emissions offsets. Lestari Capital CEO, Gabriel Eickhoff, speaks with Nikkei Asia Review