How to influence your sustainability team in the long term; especially in uncertain times…

You are always influencing people around you, whether you know it or not. People are watching you. Be sure to make it a positive experience for them. Influence (and leadership) doesn’t just happen; it’s something that you develop intentionally, by practice and effort. You can be an introvert and still have much influence on people. […]

Greenforce Launches Blueprint “How to build your Sustainability Plan”

A practical guide to Develop a complete Company Sustainability Plan & Strategy Geneva, Brussels — This week Greenforce announced the release of their product “Building Sustainability Programs”. It provides all the basics companies need to develop their own intelligent and highly effective sustainability plan and strategies. The blueprint is supported by high-level consultancy services by […]

Sustainability professionals enjoy climbing the corporate ladder too. Four tips to step up your game.

This past decade, sustainable thinking has evolved from the image of simply doing good to being linked to profitability. Leading organizations nowadays finally see corporate sustainability as an advantage. As companies changed and advanced along the maturity line (from an operational, compliance model to a senior-level, strategic and external collaboration focus model), their sustainability practitioners […]

Interested to become a sustainability manager for smart cities? Forget it; this job doesn’t even exist ….

Last week I sat down with Alice Charles, a cities expert of the World Economic Forum (WEF). When talking to her, you can immediately feel that she is an expert, very energetic and driven with more than 18 years of experience behind her fingertips. Not an easy skillset to develop. Alice explained all the basics […]

Simplify your sustainability planning You and Your Boss will only benefit from it …

The term sustainability has been claimed by many leaders and politicians to be responsible for being a good person and company, doing social welfare, taking action on climate change, etc. No wonder that many people feel that sustainability seems vague, comes with extra costs and taxes or they think of it as a new trend […]