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Networks for Sustainability

Harnessing people power to deliver your goals, 1st Edition

By Sarah Holloway


80 pages

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pub: 2013-12-15
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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

About the Series


DōShorts are a collection of concise, high-quality books for professionals, including a guide to the circular economy, the use of digital media in brand-builidng, integrated reporting, and how-to guides on producing a sustainability report, measuring a building's energy use, and valuing natural and social capital. They address one sustainability challenge at a time and can be read in 90 minutes. We aim to make those 90 minutes deliver value on a par with an expert seminar or master class.

The collection includes practical how-to guides as well as framework pieces and business briefings that give an expert overview of cutting edge developments in a wide range of fields.

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Business Communication / General
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Business Ethics
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Strategic Planning