The rise of the Chief Sustainability Officer
The Chief Sustainability Officer (CSO) role has evolved rapidly over the last 20 years. By 2014, 90 of the S&P 500 companies had a CSO, and numbers have grown steadily from there. Through our interviews and research, we certainly see sustainability leaders increasingly operating at C-suite level.
In this paper we outline our profile of a credible and successful Chief Sustainability Officer and we’ll discuss their key accountabilities and ways to make change happen.