Jeff Gowdy pens the March 2014 EDGE Report

March 31, 2014

In this month's issue of the EDGE Report, The Nashville Chamber of Commerce asked Jeff Gowdy, founder and president of J. Gowdy Consulting - Profitable Sustainability Solutions, for his insights on ways businesses can implement sustainable practices that positively impact their bottom line. J. Gowdy Consulting provides strategy, implementation and communications consulting for companies and nonprofits around environmental sustainability and social responsibility, and has been a member of the Nashville Area Chamber of Commerce since 2010. Gowdy also serves as an adjunct professor of strategy and economics at Vanderbilt University Owen Graduate School of Management.

You can view Jeff's report on The Business Value of Sustainability here.

 

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