Module: THE SUSTAINABILITY CHALLENGE

/Module: THE SUSTAINABILITY CHALLENGE
Module: THE SUSTAINABILITY CHALLENGE2020-04-01T16:22:25+00:00

SUSTAINABILITY CHALLENGE

  • Why is sustainability important?
  • How can sustainability enhance competitive advantage?
  • What concrete steps can you take as a manager to improve – in strategic ways – your organization’s social and environmental performance?

Participants will develop a solid understanding of the concept of sustainable development and the challenge it poses as a societal imperative and organizational goal; become more knowledgeable on key sustainability issues relevant to their organizations; and learn how to engage with the sustainability challenge as an opportunity for enhancing competitive advantage.

Topics include:

  • The state of the planet and its peoples, and why it matters to managers
  • The environmental, social and economic pillars of sustainability
  • Envisioning and critical thinking
  • Environmental and social investments that yield competitive advantage
  • Enhancing shared value creation
  • Avoiding value destruction
  • Strategic corporate social responsibility
  • Engaging and collaborating with stakeholders
  • Social innovation & entrepreneurship
  • Measuring social and environmental performance
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