The Strategist

Small Town, Big Idea: Gibsons and the Protection of Natural Capital Assets

The Town of Gibsons is a coastal community of 4,200 located in southwestern British Columbia on the Strait of Georgia. And it is punching well above its weight in thinking creatively and audaciously about municipal finances and the critical role that ecosystem goods and services play as infrastructure assets.

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Posted on February 9th, 2015

The Future is Now

The gap between what a city is today, and what that city could become tomorrow should be the defining strategic issue for every city on Earth. It should be a point of reference and departure – the place from which we can consciously, deliberately choose to do things differently than before, better than before.

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Posted on February 3rd, 2015

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ABBOTT STRATEGIES is a boutique strategy and sustainability firm that crafts tailored business solutions for clients across the globe. In particular, we are experts at bridging the gap that has too long separated strategy and sustainability. We help you understand how environmental, social and economic forces are rapidly influencing the strategic positions available for your company or organization. But we don’t just work at strategy creation – we actively support you through implementation, measurement and refinement of the strategy. This approach drives real performance improvement, builds trust capital among your key stakeholders, and enhances your reputation. We are a bespoke house – you get truly unique, tailored solutions that “fit” your organizational culture. Go elsewhere for off-the-rack ideas. Our core services include:
Why We Exist

We believe that the world – and the world of business – is at a hinge point of history and that profound change in the way strategy is created, implemented, measured and reported will become commonplace as human society confronts manifold changes in the environment-energy-economy nexus. Our interest, emphasis and expertise are in creating the conditions for transformational rather than transactional change.

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