Engaging leadership in sustainability is vital - even in a large organisation with dedicated sustainability specialists. To ensure that sustainability becomes and remains a strategic priority, sustainability professionals need to work hard to get the organisation on board. You need to start with the positions, roles, places and people that matter.
sustainability skills and competencies
To make sustainability a strategic priority, sustainability professionals need to work hard to get the organisation on board. They need to start with the positions, roles, places and people that matter. Here is Sheila, the CEO.
Every organisation has sustainability skills gaps, but do you understand where they are and the problems they are causing?
Ensuring your organisation identifies and addresses skills gaps is crucial - it's as important as getting your strategy right.
If your company has a sustainability ambition it also has a need for sustainability skills - but who needs them and how do you take a planned approach?
Any change in organisational priority implies a change in organisational approach and capacity. Successful sustainability must be approached as a change issue, in the norms, values systems and structures of an organisation as much as the specific ambition, goals and performance commitments of a sustainability strategy.
Sustainability is vital - but also exciting - but what are the key things to bear in mind when thinking of a career in sustainability?