Executive Briefings

Lean Concepts and Corporate Sustainability

Lean management is focused on reducing waste and sustainability is focused on lowering the use of resources, so the two concepts have a natural alignment, says Margo Ugarte of The Sustainability Consortium. Ugarte discusses how lean and sustainability initiatives support one another and explains some of the trade-offs that each require companies to make. [Run Time (Min.): 11:00]

Lean management is focused on reducing waste and sustainability is focused on lowering the use of resources, so the two concepts have a natural alignment, says Margo Ugarte of The Sustainability Consortium. Ugarte discusses how lean and sustainability initiatives support one another and explains some of the trade-offs that each require companies to make. [Run Time (Min.): 11:00]