Shift Happens

A column focusing on sustainability and organizational change, written by BrownFlynn (www.brownflynn.com / @BrownFlynn), a sustainability and corporate responsibility consulting firm based in Cleveland, Ohio.

Scrutiny over how companies integrate environmental and social risks into overall governance strategies is here to stay — especially when it comes to investors.
Sick of scrambling to get that next report done? Asking a handful of crucial questions can help make the process much easier.
Steel City is at the forefront of tackling regional challenges. Here's how it's ahead on materiality, engaging office workers and more.
Of course we all want high rankings, but the process of completing the questionnaire delivers insights all on its own.
This year, 433 of the shareholder resolutions filed address ESG matters. Here's how to get the best results.
The two new items on the climate change questionnaire may not be scored, but you gain a great deal by searching for the answers.
New requirements may catch some by surprise. Now's the time to ask new questions that get you more useful answers.
Examples from Coca-Cola, Merck, Nike and other leaders illustrate how tech and electronic formats can make your report a must-read.
Forget about the one-size-fits-all approach. Rather, connect initiatives to your organization’s strategy and culture.
While suburban blight is a fundamental concern for 21st century America, the private sector has the ability to reinvent the city.