Richard Gillham: How to develop a strong sustainability culture

'Corporate imperative'

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Creating a strong sustainability culture is vital but also tricky, as culture is both more organic and less tangible than many other elements of business, writes Richard Gillham. Here he outlines some practical steps advisory firms can take...

Sustainable business practices used to be seen as a ‘nice to have' but are now becoming a corporate imperative. Advisory firms are under pressure from multiple stakeholders to not only develop new ways of thinking and operating but also new ways of creating value, under an expanded definition of sustainability that includes social, economic, moral, ethical and environmental considerations. Ensuring that an organisation meets sustainability goals obviously depends on the appropriate policies and processes but in order to create meaningful change, sustainability has to live throughout your...

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