How to Design a Data-Driven Sustainability Program

In today’s business world, sustainability is a data game, requiring quantifiable goals, performance analytics and the ability to report performance indicators without investing in a large team. Improving sustainability performance against critical business requirements can be tricky. How do you build a business case for automating sustainability management? How should your company decide strategic focus areas that matter most to your stakeholders? What are the best ways to calculate results and report?

In this free one-hour webcast, Kristen Sagan, Sustainability Manager at Columbia Sportswear — a leading innovator in outdoor apparel, footwear, accessories and equipment— will show how her company is driving meaningful sustainability programs across its organization and retail outlets with the help of automated solutions. Michael Jordan, Executive Vice President Sustainability Strategy at Jones Lang LaSalle and an author of peer-reviewed journal articles and a book on corporate sustainability design, will share best practices on facilitating stakeholder engagement to identify measurable critical requirements.Lara Greden, Senior Principal, Energy & Sustainability Business Strategy, CA Technologies will participate in the roundtable Q&A at the conclusion of the webcast to help share industry wide views of data-driven sustainability programs.

In this free webcast, you’ll learn how to:

  • communicate the value of program investments
  • prioritize sustainability goals and initiatives
  • gain transparency in energy and sustainability performance
  • gain “in the trenches” experience on facilitating stakeholder engagement

All participants will receive complimentary copies of three executive briefs from the independently researched Verdantix Energy & Sustainability Leadership SeriesNew Metrics to Improve Sustainability Performance; How to Engage Skeptical Executives on Sustainability; and Best Practices for Sustainability in the Supply Chain.

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