What ‘Making Sustainability Everyone’s Job’ Really Means

Read the full post at GreenBiz.

Sustainability should be in everyone’s job description. We have heard it before. But what on earth does that really mean? If you want to embed sustainability into a company, take a systems approach working through the existing competency model.

It appears that The Co-operators, the largest Canadian-owned insurance provider, has figured out a systems approach to embedding sustainability into everyone’s job. It might help that they are a co-operative, owned and managed by its members. In 2011 The Co-operators was ranked as the #1 “Corporate Citizen” by Corporate Knights, which rates Canada’s largest companies on their sustainability performance.

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