Aron Cramer has been the president and CEO of Business for Social Responsibility since 2004. Since he assumed the helm, the organization has more than doubled in size, with seven offices in the United States, Europe, and Asia. He lives in the San Francisco area. Zachary Karabell received his PhD from Harvard University. He is the author of ten critically acclaimed books, a money manager, and a CNBC contributor. He lives in New York City.
"Sustainable Excellence provides an insightful window into the intersection of business and environment. Companies that take to heart the lessons Aron Cramer and Zach Karabell provide will be well positioned as natural resource constraints reshape the business landscape." --Mark Tercek, president and CEO of the Nature Conservancy
"Essential reading for any business aiming to understand how they can turn sustainability into opportunity." --Chris Anderson, editor-in-chief of Wired magazine and author of The Long Tail and Free "The Must-Read Book." --Alice Korngold, Fast Company.com "A smart, readable, and provocative book that argues that business success in the long run will be earned by companies that 'integrate consideration of society and the environment into their DNA.' ... This book gives us a reason for optimism, as well as a framework to understand the dramatic changes reshaping the corporate world." --Marc Gunther, contributing writer to Fortune magazine and author of Faith and Fortune "A compelling case for why a focus on sustainability ... is now a form of enlightened self-interest for businesses. ... An increasing vigilance by the business and investor community could play a big role in striking a new balance. Sustainable Excellence represents a major--and much needed--step in that direction." --AOL's Daily Finance