Odgers Berndtson: The Evolving Role of Sustainability Leaders
Sustainability or 'ESG' leaders are in more demand as regulation increases due to the growth of ESG-led investing and an ever-shifting global regulatory landscape. Competency around sustainability has become an absolute necessity to operate.
The role has evolved as organizations mature their response and understand the required change scale. Today these leaders are business partners who integrate the sustainability agenda into a more comprehensive business plan so that trade-offs can be made.
Odgers Berndtson explores this evolving role by discussing:
- Sustainability leaders who succeed do two things well
- Organization design
- The internal appointment and external hire