14 Nov '11, 12pm

5 Myths About Sustainability Executives

5 Myths About Sustainability Executives

We've just published the 2011 GreenBiz Salary Survey and it's full of facts and figures about how well sustainability executives are compensated, the size of their budgets and teams, and the level of optimism about whether their company can make a difference. Perhaps most importantly, our second annual survey points out that sustainability can be a career. In my role leading the GreenBiz Executive Network , our peer-to-peer membership organization of sustainability executives, I spend a lot of time with 70 or so members as well as with their counterparts from dozens of other companies. We talk in meetings (under the Chatham House Rule), on the phone, and over lunch or dinner. We talk a lot about their day-to-day activities, their need for thick skin and a soft touch and all the other attributes for success in this emerging and challenging job of leading sustainability insi...

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