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About the Academy

While many have focused on what 'sustainability' means for business strategy, precious few have paid attention to actually making it happen inside large and small organizations.

The Business Sustainability Leadership and Inspiration Academy will shine the guiding light for those charged with implementing sustainability—the necessary strategies, structures, systems, metrics, and performance measurements.

In addition, identifying, measuring, and improving social impacts is significant challenge not only for corporate and private foundations, charities, and NGOs, but also for corporations.

How best to balance possible social and environmental benefits (and costs) against one another? How does one bring clarity to multiple possibilities and opportunities?

Based on years of work and new field studies from around the globe, Marc J. Epstein and Adriana Rejc Buhovac will share with participants numerous examples of actual organizational approaches and extensive practical guidance and best practices in making sustainability work.

Why choose the Business Sustainability Leadership and Inspiration Academy?

Participants of the academy will participate in the ultimate 'how-to-do-it' workshops in making sustainability work and measuring social impacts.

If your challenge is to overcome the corporate 'antibodies' to drive innovation through sustainability, this Academy is a must.

The opening plenary speech will feature Marc J. Epstein, Rice University, one of the gurus in sustainability implementation.

Participants of the Academy will receive their own copies of important book:

Marc J. Epstein & Adriana Rejc Buhovac (2014):
Making Sustainability Work: Best Practices in Managing and Measuring Corporate Social, Environmental, and Economic Impacts, 2nd Edition. Sheffield: Greenleaf Publishing Inc.; San Francisco: Berrett-Koehler Publishers.

Who is Academy for?

  • Strategic decision makers seeking to grow their business both profitably and sustainably.
  • Managers who direct corporate social responsibility programmes or departments such as public affairs, philanthropy, sustainability, environmental health and safety, or community affairs.
  • Managers with profit-and-loss responsibilities.
  • Governmental and nongovernmental organizations.
  • Individuals and teams of executives from the same organization.

Adriana Rejc Buhovac, Programme Director

Partner of the programme is 2013 Golden Gazelle:

Knauf insulation

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