1st Edition

Networks for Sustainability
Harnessing people power to deliver your goals




ISBN 9781909293878
Published December 21, 2013 by Routledge
80 Pages

USD $31.95

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Book Description

If your company has an ambitious set of sustainability goals, you’ll already know that they can’t be achieved from the safety of global headquarters. What you need is a network: a small army of people from across the business who know their department, country or brand inside out, and who can find the right way to embed sustainability.

Change, when it happens, is usually driven locally, taking into account the priorities, environment and culture of each business area. If you’ve spent a long time persuading senior management that the sustainability agenda is business-critical, it’s difficult to place the delivery of your precious goals in the hands of others. But you can’t be everywhere at once!

Networks for Sustainability gives you the tools to review and improve your sustainability network, whether you’re revitalizing a group of champions or setting up your network from scratch.

Table of Contents

Abstract and Keywords About the author Acknowledgements 1. Introduction 2. Getting the basics right 3. Setting the right strategy 4. Understanding your role 5. Choosing the right people 6. Starting as you mean to go on 7. Communicating effectively 8. Getting the best out of your network 9. Preparing for the future Notes

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