The Matrix is the key contribution of P3 Utah to the field of advancing business sustainability. We extend and refine the original deep contribution of “ ”in creating the tripe bottom line concept by reminding stakeholders to look at social and environmental impacts inside a commercial enterprise. Most philanthropic, NGO and government attention on impacts is outside of the business, the highly visible and critical outcomes of commercial activity on the community but generation of these impacts begins inside of a company’s culture.
All of our work on business sustainability by all stakeholders, can be guided by this simple yet powerful tool. We have based an entire toolkit upon the Matrix and believe that the Matrix connects to many more sophisticated and valuable tools used in sustainable business certification, accounting, impact screening, overarching UN SDGs (17 sustainable development goals” and even a happiness index. Clicking on the Matrix below, leads to an explanation of these important linkages.