TSSS Event: Rethinking Prosperity: Government and Business Coming Together
Join TSSS on November 12th as a distinguished panel from Government, Business and Academia converge to “Rethink Prosperity" and explore how business and government can work more effectively together. Learn more >>
While corporate responsibility has risen as a strategic priority for many companies, boards have not been driving this change. The UN Global Compact LEAD board program conducts extensive surveys and interviews with board members, which have revealed some significant key areas where board members often are not aligned. Those key areas are what sustainability means, what value it brings to the company, whether it adds to (or subtracts from) profit and innovation, what the risks and opportunities of sustainability are and who the most important stakeholders are for the company’s success or failure.
Susan Camberis offers 5 key takeaways from the recently released PwC Report, The Future of Work — A Journey to 2022.
I like thinking about the future.
Ever since hearing Jennifer James discuss her book Thinking in the Future Tense at the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) conference years ago, I’ve been fascinated by how mega-trends affect the world of work.
I also like thinking about sustainability.
A little more than five years ago, I had a catalyzing moment that piqued my interest in sustainability and I’ve been hooked ever since. I’m particularly interested in how organizations are aligning their business, sustainability, and human capital strategies, and the resulting impact on HR’s role in the enterprise.
(VIDEO) A Discussion About Talent Management, Employee Engagement, Culture and Sustainability…with Author Andy Savitz
How do you create an engaged culture of sustainability within a company? In this panel discussion you will hear how green teams, cross-functional collaboration and communications all play a role in motivating employees around the company’s goals. The speakers are: Bruno Sarda, Director of Global Sustainability Operations for Dell Inc.; Gretchen Digby, Director of Global Education Initiatives at the Center for Energy Efficiency & Sustainability at Ingersoll Rand Co.; and Andy Savitz, author of “Talent, Transformation and the Triple Bottom Line.”
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- What is HR’s role in sustainability?
- How can HR have a greater impact in creating and driving a sustainable culture?
- How can the HR function better equip itself to lead change in this important area?