9. Making It Happen in Your Organization

As shown in the previous chapters, the challenges involved in understanding and effectively managing the risks and opportunities inherent in pursuing corporate sustainability are numerous, complex, and interrelated. Many actors, both within and beyond the organization, play roles in and have different levels of influence on the firm, the nature and prominence of its major ES&G issues, and its ability to chart and maintain an optimal course toward long-term sustainability. Moreover, the types of issues that are becoming increasingly prominent in the minds of more organizational (and societal) stakeholders may be difficult to manage using conventional approaches, organizational structures, and behaviors. ...

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