The Evolution of the Sustainability Professional


From Kathrin Winkler, GreenBiz

It used to be whenever a group of sustainability professionals got together, we’d debate for a few minutes about whether our job was to work ourselves out of a job. Now, it’s a question I get asked whenever I’m interviewed about my role. And I admit, my view has changed in the last 3+ years.

For a short while, I thought that’s exactly what I was supposed to do. After all, my mission is to embed principles of sustainability into our strategy, our operations, and our culture. That would imply that at some point I’ll be “done.”

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