The appendix of The Next Sustainability Wave contains a set of business case worksheets that illustrate the quantification methodology for a typical small- or medium-sized enterprise (SME), "SME Ltd." The real power of the worksheets is realized when you use them to assess your own company's triple bottom line business case for more proactive environmental and social leadership.

Download a digital copy in Excel format, save it as your master version, and then play with it as you would any spreadsheet. All cells can be modified. Treat The Sustainability Advantage Worksheets - SME Version as a starter set using assumptions derived from hundreds of case studies. Insert your company's financial and employee information, tune the stated assumptions to your own comfort and experience level, and make the business case your own by trying various "what if" scenarios.