It's no secret that companies today operate in a global business environment. Supply chains span across international borders, foreign markets influence domestic prices and business deals are made over Skype.
Worldwide trends like population growth, dwindling natural resources and climate change are set to impact every business unless sustainability itself becomes a global priority. For countries operating within natural resource-centric economies such as Canada, there's even more to worry about. In other words, money does literally grow on trees—if we cut them all down, everybody will lose.
Companies who not only recognize these risks, but aim to do something about them, can help transform the very industries and business models that they operate within.