06 Jun '12, 4pm

3 keys to making sustainability central to success

3 keys to making sustainability central to success

This is the second in a monthly column highlighting critical organizational design and development elements that support a sustainability strategy. Last month, we highlighted the importance of a vision as a way to guide an organization towards sustainability . Now we’re turning attention on how sustainability can be structured within an organization -- and how elevating it from within can lead to greater success. Typically, there are three ways an organization can approach its efforts: by centralizing its work, integrating it, or embedding it. Centralized approach When a vision first begins to bloom, a centralized approach makes sense with one person leading the way as it can be challenging for an entire company to implement a new initiative from the start. A few direct reports and some supporting groups of leaders might also join the effort. This approach allows for focus...

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