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.

Evidence shows that companies with diverse leadership outperform their homogeneous counterparts. Here's how to make the shift in your organization.
When employees develop good health and safety practices, they are more engaged, productive and loyal — critical elements to organizational sustainability.
Finding the formula for stakeholder engagement and disclosure can be tough — unless you follow these simple rules.
Ideas on breaking through the morass of corporate ESG performance rankings to create a streamlined, constructive solution.
The thought — at least in some in some organizations — that sustainability is separate and distinct from the business strategy is an antiquated notion.
Connecting health, safety and human capital for business sustainability performance.
Why — and how — the corporate pioneers of the 21st century will account for natural resource scarcity and plan for their impact on the climate.
There is a learning curve to the new Global Reporting Initiative Standards, but the transition could add substantial value to your sustainability program and your business.
Try consistent, repetitive and strategic messaging instead of a "one and done" tactic.
The natural capital provided by an urban canopy provides measurable material benefits.