Growing need for sustainability professionals across all industries

03 February 2014

More companies are hiring sustainability professionals, with the green goods and services field increasing 5% to reach 3.4 million workers, but there’s still considerable room to grow, according to a McGraw Hill Financial Global Institute report. Consensus has yet to be reached as to how sustainability staff should approach their work and evaluate their progress.
The authors suggest that despite the complexity of the job, worker performance should be measured and tied to the company’s sustainability outcomes. Most organizations create sustainability programs as a result of direct or indirect pressures from suppliers, customers, shareholders, consumers, investors or regulators.
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