Sustainability is the future of management

By Steven Cohen, Executive Director of the Columbia University
Earth Institute. Posted by GreenBiz

Today, organizations throughout the globe are attempting to reduce their carbon footprint, minimize climate and environmental risk, enhance resiliency and incorporate sustainability into their operations. The problem is they do not know how to do it. Companies, governments and nonprofits are recognizing they need to take these actions, but their expertise lies in their own core functions, not in developing sustainability plans and assessing operational risk within this context. To have meaningful change on sustainability, corporations, nonprofits and governments must bring it into the regular fabric of organizational life. In the long run, we should not need a “sustainability office;” every office should become a sustainability office. Read more here.

The Earth Institute – Columbia University

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