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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

 

 

Notes

About the Author

Index

Authors

Clarke Murphy