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Andy Acho '67, on sustainability and business

This UDMcast features Andy Acho '67, Worldwide Director of Environmental Outreach and Strategy, Ford Motor Company (retired), recorded March 23, 2010. Running time is . Select UDMcast format below.

UDM alumnus Andy Acho '67, retired worldwide director of Environmental Outreach and Strategy for Ford Motor Company, discusses the company's emphasis on helping solve environmental challenges while making a profit.  His presentation took place at the College of Business Administration forum, "Sustainability creates business value," part of the College's 2010 Alumni Week.

As discussed at the forum, sustainability means striking a productive balance between the short-term health and the long-term viability of an enterprise. Sustainability has become equated to environmentalism, but it is much more. The purpose of the forum was to explore the case that sustainability can create measurable value for an enterprise and its stakeholders.

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