Why Associations Should Be Sustainability Leaders

Why Associations Should Be Sustainability Leaders

green handkerchief in a suit jacket pocket July 17, 2017 By: Nancy Himmelfarb

Does your association leverage its position as an industry leader to promote sustainability efforts? Here are some practical ways to get started.

Companies like Unilever, with the Unilever Sustainable Living Plan, and Nike, with the Sustainable Innovation Imperative, have long been seen as business leaders in sustainability. These companies demonstrate clear vision and commitment to sustainability and are experts at integrating sustainability with their business goals and operations. But what about associations? As industry leaders, shouldn't they take a leadership role in advancing sustainability efforts?...