17 Jun '17, 3pm

The 9 (or 10) keys to successful #sustainability leadership

The following was adapted from the commencement address recently given to graduates of Furman University’s Post Graduate Diploma in Corporate Sustainability. As the first chief sustainability officer of Owens Corning, and one of the first in the world, I’ve seen many things work really well — and many things not so well — and I’ve been fortunate to learn from generous mentors and awesome colleagues along the way. In this spirit, I’d like to share my "top nine" observations of successful sustainability leadership, any leadership really, in hopes that all this will, in some way, be helpful as you continue your journey beyond Furman. Since I’ll inevitably leave out "the most important one," you can round this out to a "top 10" list with your own No. 10. 1. If you’re chocolate, find your peanut butter Whenever I’m asked, "How many people work in sustainability at Owens Corning...

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