Whether the role is chief sustainability officer, head of corporate social responsibility, or embedded in other functional organizations such as environmental, health, and safety, a unique combination of technical and influencing skills are needed. Today’s leaders must be capable of responding to tighter regulations, meeting consumer-driven expectations for sustainability, practicing environmental and corporate responsibility, and managing the economic and social consequences associated with supply chain pressures of decreasing availability of natural resources.
Korn Ferry’s Sustainability and Corporate Responsibility Center of Expertise helps organizations attract, develop, and retain best-in-class professionals committed to delivering results while making a difference. Based on our deep experience working across a broad range of industry sectors, we offer unique perspective and thought leadership on sustainability, climate change advocacy, and corporate responsibility. We combine the market expertise and financial acumen of marketing and for-profit with valuable experience in the regulatory environment and social responsibility of nonprofit, governmental, and nongovernmental organizations. We offer a full range of talent solutions — from organizational design to assessment and succession, talent acquisition, leadership development, and rewards and benefits. We provide credible and role-tested strategies that delineate organizational responsibilities and thoughtfully design the optimal structure to deliver results.