08 Jun '12, 5pm

3 ways sustainability execs can have impact: Face it -- as the sustainability chief, you are a staff function an...

3 ways sustainability execs can have impact: Face it -- as the sustainability chief, you are a staff function an...

It can be frustrating. You work in a function that is critical to your company’s long-term survival but it’s hard to demonstrate an immediate pay-off. Money spent in your discipline is a form of preventative maintenance. Visionary companies do appreciate your role, but you often have to sell your value to senior executives who don’t quite appreciate what you do. You’re the director of sustainability. But guess what: the sentiments expressed above are not unique to your function. They are also felt by your colleagues in corporate communications, information technology, human resources, internal audit and many other corporate departments. Face it -- as the sustainability chief, you are a staff function and as such do compete with other disciplines for resources. So how do you break out of the crowd? To have the external impact you want, you have to make an aggressive interna...

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