Sustainability directors lack control

10th December 2012


Individuals tasked with leading companies' sustainability efforts often do not have budgetary control over initiatives and are forced to play a more advisory role in decision making, according to analysts Verdantix

In its annual research into the work of sustainability leaders, Verdantix concludes that despite having responsibility for a broad range of issues, including energy use, corporate reporting and sustai

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