13 Feb '18, 12pm

How to get your board to prize sustainability

Big companies are under increasing pressure from investors to be environmentally responsible. But not all management teams and boards are up to speed on what their company can and should do to improve its footprint, even if employees have good data and solid proposals. What can sustainability managers do to get their board’s attention? First, engage with your manager and their managers to propose initiatives that would allow the company to green its operations while providing a positive message around its corporate responsibilities and if the project would save money, make that front and center of your argument, said Rose McKinney-James, a member of the board of directors at MGM Resorts International and a clean-energy consultant in Las Vegas. "It’s important to position your argument to make the business case for what the company is undertaking and what your main goals ar...

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