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Methodology
Guide

v2.04

The Methodology document presents the core components of the Future‐Fit Business Benchmark, together with details of the development process, and the scientific foundations upon which it was built.

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Positive Pursuits
Action Guide

v2.04

This document offers actionable guidance for any company seeking to go beyond causing no harm, by addressing systemic problems to usher in a socially just, economically inclusive and environmentally restorative future.

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Action Guides

Download an Action Guide for each of our break-even goals

FF01

Energy is from renewable sources

v2.02
FF02

Water use is environmentally responsible and socially equitable

v2.02
FF03

Natural resources are managed to respect the welfare of ecosystems, people and animals

v2.02
FF04

Procurement safeguards the pursuit of future-fitness

v2.02
FF05

Operational emissions do not harm people or the environment

v2.02
FF06

Operations emit no greenhouse gases

v2.02
FF07

Operational waste is eliminated

v2.02
FF08

Operations do not encroach on ecosystems or communities

v2.04
FF09

Community health is safeguarded

v2.04
FF10

Employee health is safeguarded

v2.04
FF11

Employees are paid at least a living wage

v2.02
FF12

Employees are subject to fair employment terms

v2.02
FF13

Employees are not subject to discrimination

v2.04
FF14

Employee concerns are actively solicited, impartially judged and transparently addressed

v2.02
FF15

Product communications are honest, ethical, and promote responsible use

v2.02
FF16

Product concerns are actively solicited, impartially judged and transparently addressed

v2.02
FF17

Products do not harm people or the environment

v2.04
FF18

Products emit no greenhouse gases

v2.02
FF19

Products can be repurposed

v2.02
FF20

Business is conducted ethically

v2.02
FF21

The right tax is paid in the right place at the right time

v2.04
FF22

Lobbying and corporate influence safeguard the pursuit of future-fitness

v2.02
FF23

Financial assets safeguard the pursuit of future-fitness

v2.02
FFPP

Positive Pursuits

v2.04

Methodology
Guide

v2.04

The Methodology document presents the core components of the Future‐Fit Business Benchmark, together with details of the development process, and the scientific foundations upon which it was built.

Download

Positive Pursuits
Action Guide

v2.04

This document offers actionable guidance for any company seeking to go beyond causing no harm, by addressing systemic problems to usher in a socially just, economically inclusive and environmentally restorative future.

Download

Cross-goal Guidance
Action Guide

v2.04

The Cross-goal Guidance offers additional information which supplements all goal-specific Action Guides. It is recommended that this is read in advance of pursuing actions related to individual goals.

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Future-Fit Business Benchmark:
Overview Map (Summary)

This map offers a high-level view of the Future-Fit Business Principles and Goals. It shows how the pursuit of future-fitness can help to both address global challenges and deliver business benefits. This (simplified) version is legible when printed on A4 or Letter paper, but it can also be blown up to poster size.

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Version History

28th February 2018

Methodology Guide

v2.04 - Minor wording updates in line with new Positive Pursuits Action Guide.

Positive Pursuits

v2.04 - Release 2, initial publication.

Cross-goal Guidance

v2.04 - Minor wording and formatting corrections.

FF08

v2.04 - Minor wording and formatting corrections.

FF09

v2.04 - Minor wording and formatting corrections.

FF10

v2.04 - Minor wording and formatting corrections.

FF13

v2.04 - Minor wording and formatting corrections.

FF17

v2.04 - Updated to improve guidance and indicators with respect to non-revenue generating goods. Minor wording and formatting corrections.

FF21

v2.04 - Minor wording and formatting corrections.

FFPP

v2.04 - Release 2, initial publication.

6th December 2017

Methodology Guide

v2.02 - Updates for clarity to several goal descriptions in line with new v2.0.2 Action Guides. "Customer health..." goal renamed to "Product concerns..." to better align with Release 1, and to more accurately reflect the focus of the goal. Extra detail in References section.

Cross-goal Guidance

v2.02 - Additional guidance on reporting with incomplete data.

FF01

v2.02 - Minor wording and formatting corrections.

FF02

v2.02 - Release 2, initial publication.

FF03

v2.02 - Minor wording and formatting corrections.

FF04

v2.02 - Minor wording and formatting corrections.

FF05

v2.02 - Minor wording and formatting corrections.

FF06

v2.02 - Minor wording and formatting corrections.

FF07

v2.02 - Minor wording and formatting corrections.

FF08

v2.02 - Release 2, initial publication.

FF09

v2.02 - Release 2, initial publication.

FF10

v2.02 - Release 2, initial publication.

FF11

v2.02 - Minor wording and formatting corrections.

FF12

v2.02 - Release 2, initial publication.

FF13

v2.02 - Release 2, initial publication.

FF14

v2.02 - Release 2, initial publication.

FF15

v2.02 - Release 2, initial publication.

FF16

v2.02 - Release 2, initial publication.

FF17

v2.02 - Release 2, initial publication.

FF18

v2.02 - Release 2, initial publication.

FF19

v2.02 - Release 2, initial publication.

FF20

v2.02 - Release 2, initial publication.

FF21

v2.02 - Minor wording and formatting corrections.

FF22

v2.02 - Release 2, initial publication.

FF23

v2.02 - Release 2, initial publication.

15th November 2017

Methodology Guide

v2.01 - Minor wording and formatting corrections.

FF03

v2.00 - Release 2, initial publication.

FF04

v2.00 - Release 2, initial publication.

FF05

v2.00 - Release 2, initial publication.

FF06

v2.00 - Release 2, initial publication.

FF07

v2.00 - Release 2, initial publication.

FF11

v2.00 - Release 2, initial publication.

FF21

v2.00 - Release 2, initial publication.

1st November 2017

Methodology Guide

v2.00 - Release 2, initial publication.

Cross-goal Guidance

v2.00 - Release 2, initial publication.

FF01

v2.00 - Release 2, initial publication.

Version History

Methodology
Guide

v2.04

Minor wording updates in line with new Positive Pursuits Action Guide.

v2.02

Updates for clarity to several goal descriptions in line with new v2.0.2 Action Guides. "Customer health..." goal renamed to "Product concerns..." to better align with Release 1, and to more accurately reflect the focus of the goal. Extra detail in References section.

v2.01

Minor wording and formatting corrections.

v2.00

Release 2, initial publication.

Version History

Positive Pursuits
Action Guide

v2.04

Release 2, initial publication.

Version History

Cross-goal Guidance
Action Guide

v2.04

Minor wording and formatting corrections.

v2.02

Additional guidance on reporting with incomplete data.

v2.00

Release 2, initial publication.

Version History

FF01

Energy is from renewable sources

v2.02

Minor wording and formatting corrections.

v2.00

Release 2, initial publication.

Version History

FF02

Water use is environmentally responsible and socially equitable

v2.02

Release 2, initial publication.

Version History

FF03

Natural resources are managed to respect the welfare of ecosystems, people and animals

v2.02

Minor wording and formatting corrections.

v2.00

Release 2, initial publication.

Version History

FF04

Procurement safeguards the pursuit of future-fitness

v2.02

Minor wording and formatting corrections.

v2.00

Release 2, initial publication.

Version History

FF05

Operational emissions do not harm people or the environment

v2.02

Minor wording and formatting corrections.

v2.00

Release 2, initial publication.

Version History

FF06

Operations emit no greenhouse gases

v2.02

Minor wording and formatting corrections.

v2.00

Release 2, initial publication.

Version History

FF07

Operational waste is eliminated

v2.02

Minor wording and formatting corrections.

v2.00

Release 2, initial publication.

Version History

FF08

Operations do not encroach on ecosystems or communities

v2.04

Minor wording and formatting corrections.

v2.02

Release 2, initial publication.

Version History

FF09

Community health is safeguarded

v2.04

Minor wording and formatting corrections.

v2.02

Release 2, initial publication.

Version History

FF10

Employee health is safeguarded

v2.04

Minor wording and formatting corrections.

v2.02

Release 2, initial publication.

Version History

FF11

Employees are paid at least a living wage

v2.02

Minor wording and formatting corrections.

v2.00

Release 2, initial publication.

Version History

FF12

Employees are subject to fair employment terms

v2.02

Release 2, initial publication.

Version History

FF13

Employees are not subject to discrimination

v2.04

Minor wording and formatting corrections.

v2.02

Release 2, initial publication.

Version History

FF14

Employee concerns are actively solicited, impartially judged and transparently addressed

v2.02

Release 2, initial publication.

Version History

FF15

Product communications are honest, ethical, and promote responsible use

v2.02

Release 2, initial publication.

Version History

FF16

Product concerns are actively solicited, impartially judged and transparently addressed

v2.02

Release 2, initial publication.

Version History

FF17

Products do not harm people or the environment

v2.04

Updated to improve guidance and indicators with respect to non-revenue generating goods. Minor wording and formatting corrections.

v2.02

Release 2, initial publication.

Version History

FF18

Products emit no greenhouse gases

v2.02

Release 2, initial publication.

Version History

FF19

Products can be repurposed

v2.02

Release 2, initial publication.

Version History

FF20

Business is conducted ethically

v2.02

Release 2, initial publication.

Version History

FF21

The right tax is paid in the right place at the right time

v2.04

Minor wording and formatting corrections.

v2.02

Minor wording and formatting corrections.

v2.00

Release 2, initial publication.

Version History

FF22

Lobbying and corporate influence safeguard the pursuit of future-fitness

v2.02

Release 2, initial publication.

Version History

FF23

Financial assets safeguard the pursuit of future-fitness

v2.02

Release 2, initial publication.

Version History

FFPP

Positive Pursuits

v2.04

Release 2, initial publication.

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