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Sustainable Leadership: Answering Why? What? Who & How?. Steve Downing PhD, BSc. Context: The Leadership/ Change Challenge. Sustainability requires leadership and radical change 70\% of managers fail to become effective leaders
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Why? What? Who & How?
Steve Downing PhD, BSc
Raise the Bottom
Brundtland Commission 1987
- 2500 scientists in the IPCC – 4th report 2007
- Phil Downing Ipsos MORI June 2008 (Observer Newspaper, n.1039)
Source UGovStone, Sample of 1066 Influentials, September 2008
October 6th 2008
Less developed countries:
Africa, Asia (excluding Japan), Latin America, The Pacific Islands and The Carribean
More developed Countries:
Europe, North America, Australia, New Zealand and Japan
More developed countries
YearPopulation (in billions)
Source: UN Population Division
Tim Flannery: 2005 `The weather makers`
Building tomorrow’s opportunity
Managing today’s business
Source: Developed from Hart (2005)
Strategy: Clean technology Develop the sustainable competencies of the future
Corporate payoff: Innovation & repositioning
Strategy: Sustainability vision Create a shared road map for meeting unmet needs
Corporate payoff: Growth & trajectory
Strategy: Pollution prevention Minimise waste and emissions from operations
Corporate payoff: Cost & risk reduction
Strategy: Product stewardship Integrate stakeholder views into business processes
Corporate payoff: Reputation & legitimacy
Source: Hart (2005)
Source Dexter Dunphy, 2008, EABIS Conference
1st Wave Organisation
2nd Wave Organisation
The 3rd Wave
Elite seeks profit max. & treat all resources as means to that end.
H & S lip service.
Opposition to government and green activists
Community claims seen as illegitimate
More ignorant than oppositional.
Seek business as usual, compliant workforce.
Ignores any negative environmental impacts
Focus on reducing risk of sanctions for failing to meet minimum standards.
Reactive to community and legal requirements.
Compliance plus proactive measures to maintain good citizen image.
Human and environmental policies to reduce costs and increase efficiency
Seek to be employer of choice.
Stakeholder engagement to innovate safe environmental friendly products and processes.
Good citizenship to maximise profits.
Reinterpreted the nature of the corporation to an integral self renewing element of the whole of society in its ecological context – and tries to renew this.
Source: Dunphy et al 2003
Robin Blass, VP of Global Learning, Unilever (EABIS conference 12/9/08)