Case Study

Developing Value: The Business Case for Sustainability in Emerging Markets

July 31, 2002

64 pages | © August 2002 IFC | ISBN 0-8213-5181-8


Based on more than 240 real-life examples in over 60 countries, Developing Value is the first large-scale study analyzing the business case for sustainability in emerging markets — the opportunity for businesses to achieve benefits such as higher sales, reduced costs and lower risks from better corporate governance, improved environmental practices, and investments in social and economic development. It pinpoints the many opportunities available to diverse businesses in Africa, Asia, Central and Eastern Europe, the Middle East and Latin America.


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