Thursday, November 15, 2018

5 stages of organizational sustainability—how far along is your organization

Organizations wanting to pursue sustainability get confused about what they should be doing. Having zero impacts on the planet seems a step too far but just doing token gestures doesn't seem enough.

This article presents 5 stages of sustainability in business. You can use these phases to assess where you are and what your next step might be. Here are the stages, with minor edits. Please see the article for more context.

Stage 1: One-off projects
Stage 2: It's integrated into organizational practices
Stage 3: It drives innovation
Stage 4: It's part of organizational culture
Stage 5: The org is now purpose-driven, where social and/or environmental change is at the core

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