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Video Interview: Erol Odabasi, Johnson & Johnson Medical Devices

| Tuesday July 2nd, 2013 | 0 Comments

TriplePundit attended the Sustainable Brands 2013 conference earlier this month. Follow along on this page for ongoing video interviews with sustainability thought leaders, corporate change agents and entrepreneurs who are leading the way to a more sustainable future.

Erol Odabasi is Director of Sustainability at Johnson & Johnson’s Medical Devices and Diagnostics division. In our last video from this year’s Sustainable Brands conference, I had a minute to talk to Erol about a valuation model he helped develop to make a business case for sustainability. Specifically, his research has shown that the majority of customers and many suppliers consider sustainability to be a differentiating factor in purchasing decisions. The challenge, therefore, was to assign some range of “worth” to sustainability initiatives so that they can be prioritized. Ultimately, J&J is looking at sustainability as an effective revenue driver.

Learn how it’s done in this short video…


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