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The People, Planet and the Profits: Successful Cases of Sustainability in Organizations of Learning

Mudasir Raja* and Shabir A. Bhat

Ph.D. Scholar. The Business School, University of Kashmir, Hazratbal, Srinagar, 190006, INDIA. email: mudasirraja.scholar@kashmiruniversity.net Professor, The Business School, University of Kashmir, Hazratbal, Srinagar, 190006, INDIA. email: shabirb87@yahoo.com.

ABSTRACT

Organizations of learning, be it schools, colleges, universities, institutions, all exist to impart education among their members. They all work to make this world a better place. These organizations around the world have made it their responsibility to not only work for their profits but also ensure protection and conservation of the natural environment in which they exist while attempting to develop the people associated with them. The People, Planet and the Profits, this is what they focus on. The purpose of this paper is to show how different organizations of learning around the world have inculcated the Triple Bottom Line across their value chain activities. (Note: This paper is funded under the JRF scheme of UGC).

Keywords :Organizations of learning, Triple Bottom Line.