The new job title for innovators within companies is: Corporate Social Entrepreneurs or Intrapreneurs. Learn more about what they do and how you can make a career change using your innovation skills.
Forum for the Future seeks a Principal Sustainability Advisor to join the Sustainable Business team to lead work with businesses, brands and organisations to foster sustainable innovation.
The 2014 Sustainable Brands Conference kicked off in sunny San Diego, California last month with the theme of Reimagine. Redesign. Regenerate.
In his opening remarks, Mark Lee, Executive Director at SustainAbility, framed the event as a week of “what if that might just change the world.” His comments were energizing and thought provoking, while also providing a sobering truth that, although the private sector is making great strides in sustainability, the pace and scale of innovation might still need to accelerate to meet today’s biggest global challenges.
In many ways, millennials are the hope of the 21st Century — and they’ve got a lot to teach us about social innovation. But to get them on board, business has to speak their language. This month on Triple Pundit Shannon shares her top insights into how companies can foster young talent.
This past autumn, Net Impact London and I hosted a cafe style workshop with a diverse group of sustainability professionals to delve into the questions that every job seeker has: how can you figure out what a potential employer is looking for? And how can you communicate your competitive advantage as a potential employee?
If you can’t find your dream job, maybe it does not exist yet. In this book, one of the leading pioneers of sustainability and our guest blogger, John Elkington introduces us to the Zeronaut: a new breed of inventor, innovator, entrepreneur, intrapreneur, investor, manager, politician and educator that is actively working to shrink our footprint in the face of a changing world.
After spending years as a career coach, I know I am not the only one in the sustainability field who sometimes wonders what type of impact I am making.
Often, those of us who are driven to make a difference, change the world for the better and leave our mark have a hard time identifying tangible results. So how do we stay motivated? Where do we find quantifiable results to make a business case for strategic programming? Here are a few places to start.
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