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The Big Pivot: Radically Practical Strategies for a Hotter, Scarcer, and More Open World by [Andrew S. Winston]
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"Best Business Book of the Year: Sustainability" -- strategy+business magazine

"Winston's passion and sincerity clearly move his engaging discussion beyond mere consultant hype. In this book, he provides a realistic way to address these mega issues along with tested strategies on how to manage these challenges effectively and profitably." -- CHOICE, a publication of the American Library Association

"a practical, working handbook for teams, organizations and corporations to "recreate their operations to succeed within the scientific reality of a hotter, wilder, more radically open world. With a certain climate-challenged future ahead of us, The Big Pivot gives us a realist's path to making sure it's a prosperous one, too." -- Sustainable Brands (

ADVANCE PRAISE for The Big Pivot

Paul Polman, CEO, Unilever--
"We've reached a tipping point. Our planet and our society are at risk . . . Andrew Winston's The Big Pivot offers a radical new direction for business that also represents the most practical path forward . . . a must-read for anyone interested in the future of business and our world."

David Crane, President and CEO, NRG Energy--
"Andrew Winston's The Big Pivot is the blinking red warning light on the dashboard for every CEO . . . He lays out a road map for a major shift in consciousness and purpose for the private sector."

Lauralee Martin, CEO, HCP--
"Andrew Winston has identified issues for business that require more than just a minor change of behavior--these big challenges demand an urgent 'pivot' by business for our own survival . . . I hope CEOs and other business leaders step up and read this book."

David Steiner, CEO, Waste Management--
". . . Winston's practical approach to the largest issues of our generation makes his a voice that's respected by the world's leaders in politics, NGOs, and business."

L. Hunter Lovins, founder and President, Natural Capital Solutions; coauthor, The Way Out--
"The Big Pivot is Winston's most important and impactful work to date--better even than Green to Gold. It's a wake-up call for you, your boss, and whoever sits in the corner office . . ."

Thomas J. Falk, Chairman and CEO, Kimberly-Clark--
"Andrew Winston's The Big Pivot provides thought-provoking perspectives into some of the biggest issues facing companies around the world . . . a call to action in a time of radical change and competing priorities."

Jeff Seabright, Vice President, Environment & Water Resources, Coca-Cola--
"A resounding call to action for business to embrace the risks of climate change, resource constraints, and radical transparency and turn them into strategic growth opportunities . . . a must-read road map for business success in the twenty-first century."
--This text refers to the hardcover edition.

About the Author

Andrew S. Winston is director of the Corporate Environmental Strategy Project at Yales Environment School. He has advised companies on corporate strategy and has held management positions in strategy and marketing at Time Warner and Viacom. He lives in New York City.

--This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.

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  • Publisher : Harvard Business Review Press (11 March 2014)
  • Language : English
  • File size : 2994 KB
  • Text-to-Speech : Enabled
  • Enhanced typesetting : Enabled
  • X-Ray : Not Enabled
  • Word Wise : Enabled
  • Print length : 352 pages
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