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What the Board and C-Suite Should Know about Sustainability Strategy

Sustainability has migrated from the periphery to the core of business strategy and planning. Four major parameters define sustainability from a board and C-suite point of view:

- Decoupling the intensive use of natural resources and materials from growth strategies;

- Transitioning to a lower carbon economy;

- Collaborating with value chain partners, governments and citizens so that business products and solutions ameliorate larger-scale societal problems; and

- Ensuring the adaptability of a business to global megatrend challenges such as climate change, water resource scarcity, population growth and large scale urbanization.

Read more of Terry Yosie's article at The Conference Board: http://tcbblogs.org/governance/2017/03/27/what-every-board-member-and-c-suite-executive-should-know-about-transforming-sustainability-into-business-strategy/

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