The Sustainable Business Covered podcast: Episode 10 - Back to CSR school
Is sustainability evolving into just another elite job? Should CSR companies be looking beyond graduates to find the next generation of leaders? Or could universities do more to develop the softer skills needed to triumph in the sector?
Sustainable Business Covered: Episode 10 - Back to CSR school
edie brings you the latest news, insights and inspiration from the world of sustainable business with this tenth episode of the Sustainable Business Covered podcast. (Download on iTunes here).
In this week's episode, senior reporter Matt takes the reins while editor Luke is busy working on an energy efficiency webinar and reporter George is taking a tour of a zero-waste factory in the Netherlands (stay tuned for the feature).
Matt broadcasts the episode live from London Metropolitan University, incorporating an exclusive interview with the University’s sustainability manager Rachel Ward, to discuss the establishment's ongoing commitment to low-carbon and resource efficiency initiatives.
Then, just a stone’s throw away, Matt venture to the Royal Society of Arts for an in-depth discussion with Institute of Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability (ICRS) chair Claudine Blamey. With the ICRS recently asking whether CSR is becoming an 'elite' job, Matt and Claudine discuss what businesses - and current sustainability professionals - need to do to bring in the best millennial minds.
For the edie podcast regulars among you, this episode doesn’t feature Matt’s ‘green innovation of the week’ segment, but the full feature is now available to read online.
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