CHAPTER 4

Management Systems for Sustainability

Main purpose: Comprehend the role of management systems to link the policy with performance.

Objectives: After reading this chapter, you should be able to do the following:

  • Describe major parts of a model for organizational sustainability with the policy and objectives as inputs and performance as the output, eventually leading to the sustainability report.

• Assess governance structure for ensuring actions on sustainability.

• Identify procedures and approaches to instill commitment and develop capability.

  • Distinguish between systems that motivate compliance versus innovation.

Sustainability is ingrained in every action we take across our business.

—Andrew Mackenzie, BHP CEO 2018, p. 3 ...

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