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Preparing for one-planet prosperity is necessary for companies to attain and maintain their long-term competitive advantage

August 14, 2020 / Schneider Electric

On August 22, Earth Overshoot Day comes more than three weeks later than last year, as the COVID-19 pandemic forced humanity’s activities to slow down abruptly.  As public health challenges and the economic recovery have been surging as top concerns around the world, Schneider Electric, the leader in digital transformation of energy management and automation, and Global Footprint Network have combined efforts to spur and fuel a strategic conversation on generating long-term business success. Their joint e-book “Strategies for One-Planet Prosperity” presents the framework for companies to remain relevant in a world increasingly shaped by climate change and resource constraints: improving humanity’s well-being within the means of our planet (“one-planet prosperity”). As the e-book explains, this dual strategy is becoming necessary for companies to build their long-term competitive advantage. The choice is between planning ahead to support human ne...