29 Feb '12, 1pm

3 Essential Steps for Harnessing In-House Talent on Sustainability

3 Essential Steps for Harnessing In-House Talent on Sustainability

Each year provides opportunities to reflect on significant events that occurred during the previous year as well as predict trends to watch in the year ahead. The case with sustainability is no different. An often cited trend is the role employee engagement plays in helping organizations achieve sustainability goals. However, the interpretation of what employee engagement means can vary. And, the concept might be vague to many sustainability managers who have expertise in environmental sciences, manufacturing or supply chain operations, but may not have experience with large-scale employee based programs. If employee engagement in sustainability is the emerging trend, then we need to better understand what companies must do to leverage its promise. This article will highlight some of these trends and suggest three essential steps to make it work in your organization. Emplo...

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