14Match your passion to your profession

This chapter forecasts the trajectory of the CR profession and provides practical tips for getting a job and lessons to take on your journey.

It is up to us to live up to the legacy that was left for us, and to leave a legacy that is worthy of our children and of future generations (Christine Gregoire).

Today, corporate responsibility is a growing profession with a career ladder extending into the executive suite of the world’s largest companies. This is a relatively recent change and the knowledge, skills, and abilities for this emerging field are still being defined. The CR role cuts across almost all business functions and is housed in a wide variety of corporate departments. Similarly, there is enormous ...

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