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CEO of major global agri-business: Why 'doing good also means doing well'

Huileng Tan

Investors are increasingly seeing sustainable practices as strategic for positive returns, according to business leaders who spoke Thursday at CNBC's Managing Asia: Sustainable Entrepreneurship conference in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Sunny Verghese, CEO of global commodity giant Olam, said his employees feel better and proud to work for a company with values, and that translates into better productivity. Many investors now see sustainable practices as strategic for positive returns in the long run, business leaders said on Thursday.