Net positive impact

Net positive impact

Refers to a project outcome where whole-of-life considerations of the project result in an increase in natural and social capital, in addition to favorable economic returns to all concerned in the inception, delivery, operation, and disposal of the facility.
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National policy looks favourably upon bilateral and regional arrangements when they yield a net positive impact on world trade.
The coming AI disruption, in other words, will likely have a net positive impact on employment.
Further, well-designed regulations can actually have a net positive impact on economic growth and competitiveness, and foster job creation.
Designed to inspire individuals and organizations to integrate wellness and sustainability into their work for greater productivity and impact, GoodWork's mission is to model and grow an ethical, responsible business culture that has a net positive impact on the world.
For Uhuru's legacy to be one of a net positive impact on the lives of ordinary Kenyans, it must involve in some way creating new and viable paths to the middle class for literally millions of citizens.
These innovations will have a net positive impact on unlocking real estate wealth.
Recognition as a LEED Platinum facility is a testament of our efforts to become a model for energy efficiency and sustainability, and speaks to our challenge to ourselves to create a net positive impact on the planet by 2050.
However, with opportunities for organic growth becoming more challenging in the current economic and political climate, I would expect to see businesses increasingly turning to M&A in pursuit of strategic growth objectives, which should have a net positive impact on deal volumes and the M&A market in Scotland.
To date, low oil prices have had a net positive impact on the Lebanese economy via higher private consumption, stronger fiscal balance, and improved balance of payments.
People in India, Italy, Poland, South Africa and the US even think leaving the EU would have a net positive impact on Britain's economy,
The prior-year quarter reflected a net positive impact of $101 million from items, as a $279 million increase in the fair market value of warrants and an $86 million benefit from the release of capital loss valuation allowance were diluted by $264 million in charges that included a $96 million foreign currency hedging loss; $58 million in acquisition-related amortization; a $34 million LIFO provision; $33 million in Alliance Boots equity method noncash tax; $18 million in store closure and other optimization costs; $16 million in acquisition-related costs; and $9 million in prefunded interest expenses.
Despite signs of stabilisation in the economy - including a slight rebound in tourism and a net positive impact from low oil prices and the depreciation of the euro - the subdued operating environment will continue to weigh on Lebanese banks' performance over the next 12 to 18 months, says Moody's Investors Service in a report published recently.