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Organic Growth Theory for Corporate Sustainability
Version 1 : Received: 7 August 2020 / Approved: 7 August 2020 / Online: 7 August 2020 (12:04:21 CEST)
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Karnama, A.; Vinuesa, R. Organic Growth Theory for Corporate Sustainability. Sustainability 2020, 12, 8523. Karnama, A.; Vinuesa, R. Organic Growth Theory for Corporate Sustainability. Sustainability 2020, 12, 8523.
This paper introduces a theory for the evolution of corporates in which the growth and sustainability strategies are developed simultaneously. Since the introduction of corporate sustainability, it has been an extra cost for risk mitigation and making ‘compensating’ positive impact. The world has reached a tipping point of volatility, mainly due to climate change but also by emergence of COVID-19, so that the applicability of existing corporate structures is under question and these poses high risk to the existence of our planet. On the other hand, the technology cost for sustainable investment has reached a parity in comparison with non-sustainable alternatives. Therefore, our proposed Organic Grow Theory introduces a step-by-step approach so that corporates can grow and be profitable without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their needs. It is concluded that, a new structure for corporate, called Founcorp, would be needed to direct corporates to evolve being a responsible legal entity.
corporate sustainability strategy; corporate growth strategy; Maslow Pyramid; Organic Growth Theory; corporate social responsibility; corporate responsibility; sustainability
SOCIAL SCIENCES, Other
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