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.
- 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
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