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The Role of HR in Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability

Human Resources: Partners with Purpose

With sustainability becoming more integrated into business strategy, Human Resource practitioners are uniquely positioned to add greater value.   Operating as a sustainable enterprise means finding ways to not only balance social, environmental and financial issues, but to find greater innovation and opportunities by doing so.  Implications go far beyond the “green team”.  There has never been a more challenging or rewarding time to be in HR.  

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With sustainability becoming more integrated into business strategy, Human Resource practitioners are uniquely positioned to add greater value. Operating as a sustainable enterprise means finding ways to not only balance social, environmental and financial issues, but to find greater innovation and opportunities by doing so. Implications go far beyond the “green team”. There has never been a more challenging or rewarding time to be in HR.

CCE’s Sustainability Vision: Deliver for today, inspire for tomorrow

Coca-Cola Enterprises (CCE) just launched their latest sustainability plan setting forth the company’s new sustainability vision, commitments and targets.  CCE’s vision states:  “We will deliver for today, growing a low-carbon, zero-waste business, and inspire and lead change for a more sustainable tomorrow.”

 

Committed to growing their business sustainably, CCE’s Strategic Priorities combine achieving results in the present, demonstrating leadership in the industry and redefining the future:

 

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Coca-Cola Enterprises (CCE) just launched their latest sustainability plan setting forth the company’s new sustainability vision, commitments and targets. CCE’s vision states: “We will deliver for today, growing a low-carbon, zero-waste business, and inspire and lead change for a more sustainable tomorrow.” Committed to growing their business sustainably, CCE’s Strategic Priorities combine achieving results in the present, demonstrating leadership in the industry and redefining the future:

Change the Mindset, Change the World: Muhammad Yunus – from Professor to Banker to Nobel Peace Prize Winner

I recently had the privilege of sitting in the audience at GA Tech listening to Muhammad Yunus tell the story of how he went from a college professor in Bangladesh to launching the concept of microfinance.  Professor Yunus and the organization he founded, Grameen Bank, were joint recipients of the Nobel Peace Prize in 2006 for their work in creating a banking system to “create economic and social development from below”. 

Sustainability Executive Positions on the Rise

Not too long ago it was unusual to find a company with a CSR executive, so it’s been encouraging to see that the number of senior level sustainability professionals (Director, VP or above) seems to be increasing.

Two Revolutions for Business Prosperity

There are “two very exciting revolutions taking place in the world right now that are having an impact that will make every business better” stated David Jones, CEO of Havas Worldwide and co-founder of One Young World in his recent Wall Street Journal Europe article.

Strategic Imperatives Launches!

The Strategic Imperatives website launches today! This is an exciting time for me, as I hope it will be for our clients and those of you who learn from us and share in this journey of discovering new and better ways to operate. This Sustainability Blog is one way to help to raise awareness and have ongoing dialogue about this imperative in the context of businesses, organizations and communities.

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