Where Do You Stand Today?
Your Sustainability Self-Assessment
Nothing is as difficult as not deceiving oneself.
—Ludwig Wittgenstein, Culture and Value
Determining Where You Stand
Regardless of your position—whether you are the CEO, a department head, or a plant manager—you can begin the process of embracing sustainability by looking at where your organization stands today: its strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and risks in relation to the sustainability imperative.
We suggest looking at your company through three complementary lenses:
- Who you are: your company's identity, which Edward Lawler, the distinguished business professor and expert on organizational dynamics, defines as “what [an organization] stands for and what it aspires ...