How can sustainability professionals build better working relationships with top corporate managers?
We posed three questions on the subject to Matt Mayberry Ph.D., who will lead the Day 5 session of our upcoming Sustainability Assessment and Planning Boot Camp with a focus on the critical issue of sustainability integration and how to gain the full value from CSR initiatives. If you find this material helpful, consider signing up for Dr. Mayberry’s day-long session – you’ll come away with new knowledge and perspective ...
The AIChE Institute for Sustainability (IfS) and Center for Waste Reduction Technologies (CWRT) before it, have been key but understated players in the drive to sustainability in corporations. In addition to providing momentum for the Engineers Forum on Sustainability and the ICOSSE conference, the IfS has worked diligently to provide metrics and means of assessing the sustainability of projects and investments.
It’s difficult enough to advance sustainability when a company’s products and customers have natural connections to environmental and social issues. It’s even trickier when there isn’t an obvious link, which is one reason it was so interesting to hear Sustainatopia Boston 2015 panelist Mark Stephan talk recently about his experience as a principal program manager in the Office of Sustainability at data storage and cloud computing giant EMC Corp.