Future gazing the role of the sustainability profession

Future gazing the role of the sustainability profession

Unleashing the next wave of sustainable business leaders

Unleashing the next wave of sustainable business leaders

At this month's edie Live conference in Birmingham, I'll be joining a panel to discuss how we encourage more businesses to join the green revolution. I was pleased to be asked, because the question of how we support and develop sustainable business leaders is something - in my new role as ICRS Chair - I am closely concerned with.

Information overload: In a multimedia world, how do busy CRS practitioners stay abreast of emerging trends?

Information overload: In a multimedia world, how do busy CRS practitioners stay abreast of emerging trends?

I don't know about you, but I often feel like I'm buried under an avalanche of online updates. With so much information to digest, it takes time to sort the digital wheat from the chaff to find the most credible news.

Times are changing, should the role of CRS practitioner change too?

Times are changing, should the role of CRS practitioner change too?

With Donald Trump in the White House, and the UK's long-awaited triggering of Article 50, the established lore of 'a sustainable business is a responsible business' is once more open to question.

Want a role in sustainability? Lead from where you are

Want a role in sustainability? Lead from where you are

As chair of the ICRS, one of the questions I'm asked the most is 'how can I get a role in corporate responsibility and sustainability (CRS)?'

What did you say again? The lost art of listening

What did you say again? The lost art of listening

It's been three months now since the result of the EU referendum, the vote that seemed to take many of us by surprise. Might the result have been different had we - business, politicians and media - been listening to our local communities?

Four things for the sustainability profession to consider in the Brexit debate

Four things for the sustainability profession to consider in the Brexit debate

How strange it might be for the people of Britain to arise from their beds on Friday, 24 June to find that, for the first time in a generation, they are part of a country that stands outside of the European Union (EU).

Why experience without reflection is just repetition

Claudine Blamey, chair of the ICRS and head of sustainability and stewardship at the Crown Estate on why time for reflection is an under rated leadership skill.

Does Christmas excess challenge your values?

Does Christmas excess challenge your values?

Claudine Blamey, chair of the ICRS and head of sustainability and stewardship at the Crown Estate, reflects on the importance of living our values at Christmas.

Curiosity and courage: Why we all have to prioritise time for learning

Curiosity and courage: Why we all have to prioritise time for learning

Claudine Blamey, chair of the ICRS and head of sustainability and stewardship at the Crown Estate, on why we all need to make time for learning.