31 Jul '15, 9am

5 core competencies of sustainability leadership

What competencies should a company’s leadership demonstrate to ensure its future success? When I say "future success," I really mean "future existence," which certainly can be a mark of success for any company. Anyone in the GreenBiz choir understands that companies today must adopt forward-thinking approaches to secure access to resources and maintain their social license to operate. Company leaders, regardless whether they adorn a sustainability title, must demonstrate comfort managing systemic change and navigating complex, interdependent business networks. Upgrading competency models for sustainability Following suit from a human resources perspective, companies have the opportunity to incorporate sustainability and long-termism into their competency models to attract leaders of tomorrow. I’m talking about the entire C suite here, not just the CSO. A competency model i...

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