The expanding role of sustainability leadership

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Late last year, I sent a short survey to my network of (mostly) sustainability executives across a range of small and large organizations covering multiple sectors. My objective was to understand how the corporate sustainability role is shifting to include a greater scope of responsibilities and influence.

We received over 60 responses from (mostly) heads of sustainability at Coca-Cola, Adobe, Autodesk, AMD, Campbell Soup, IDEO, Starwood, Owens Corning and Tiffany (to name a few). The responses were forthcoming and clear. Sustainability professionals are quietly and gradually expanding their scope and responsibility programmatically and strategically.

Author: Laura B.

I'm the Illinois Sustainable Technology Center's Sustainability Information Curator, which is a fancy way of saying embedded librarian. I'm also Executive Director of the Great Lakes Regional Pollution Prevention Roundtable. When not writing for Environmental News Bits, I'm an avid reader. Visit Laura's Reads to see what I'm currently reading.

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