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Sustainable Leadership. Lessons of Vision, Courage, and Grit from the CEOs Who Dared to Build a Better World. Edition No. 1

  • Book
  • 224 Pages
  • September 2022
  • Region: Global
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
  • ID: 5638499

Wall Street Journal and Publishers Weekly Bestseller

Deliver Extraordinary Sustainability Results for Your Business

In Sustainable Leadership: Lessons of Vision, Courage, and Grit from the CEOs Who Dared to Build a Better World, accomplished leadership expert Clarke Murphy shares a can’t-miss toolkit for delivering remarkable sustainability results. You’ll learn what it takes to become a Sustainable Leader and how you can turn your sustainability promises into tangible action on the ground.

Drawing on the real-life stories of Sustainable Leaders from across the world, Murphy proves that sustainability success is within reach for every business executive. He debunks the myth that sustainability is at odds with profitability and reveals the inside track on how to make sustainability your new growth strategy.

You’ll find:

  • A step-by-step framework on how to build your Sustainable Leadership legacy.
  • Pragmatic examples of balancing the demands of shareholders and other stakeholders.
  • Lessons from CEOs on how they stayed the course in the face of setbacks.

Strategies to prepare your up-and-coming executives to carry the sustainability mantle and help you hit your short and long-term sustainability goals.

An essential blueprint for CEOs, boards, founders, entrepreneurs, and other business executives, Sustainable Leadership also deserves a place on the bookshelves of Chief Sustainability Officers and ESG professionals looking for immediately actionable approaches to increase the long-term viability of their organizations.

Table of Contents

Introduction:  A Meeting of Minds



Part I - Why the World Needs Sustainable Leaders



Chapter 1: A Sense of Urgency


Chapter 2: A Shining Example



Part II - The Journey to Awareness



Chapter 3: Born Versus Made


Chapter 4: Moonshot Makers


Chapter 5: The Learning Quotient



Part III - From Pledge to Practice



Chapter 6: Weaving It Through


Chapter 7: From CSO to CEO


Chapter 8: The Ecosystem


Chapter 9: The Money That Follows



Part IV: A Sustainable Future



Chapter 10: Sustainable Startups


Chapter 11: A Generation of Nudgers




About the Author



Clarke Murphy