Entries by Jean-Philippe Steeger

Mainstreaming sustainable leadership in the world of work

“We must change direction now if we want to preserve hope for a sustainable future. Therefore, we need leaders and managers that set a sustainable direction and embrace the green transition.” Torkild Justesen, Secretary General of CEC European Managers CEC European Managers and its partners are proud to present you with « Mainstreaming Sustainable Leadership […]

Sustainable Leaders’ Summit: sustainability at the heart of managerial professions

The Sustainable Leaders’ Summit took place both online and physically the 26th of  November. It gathered a group of inspirational leaders to discuss the sustainable transition of the European economy. This first edition encouraged managers, social partners and policymakers to pursue change into the workplace and society at large. The one-day event provided important insights […]

Leading sustainability with purpose

“Leading sustainability with purpose” – Part 2 of the Sustainable Leaders’ Series on the Sustainable Leadership Model By Gabriela Buettner, senior consultant at New Angles, consulting partners of Sustainable Leaders The fundamental challenge of integrating sustainability into business is that it requires managers at all levels to see the world differently and define success differently. […]

Sustainable Leaders’ Summit 2021: new leadership for new times

On 26 November, the first Sustainable Leaders’ Summit will gather stakeholders to discuss the role managers play in the sustainable transformation of the European economy. The unprecedented sustainability challenges call for a new type of leadership to create long-term value for people and planet. The event is organised by CEC European Managers in the context […]

Sustainable Leadership in Europe Report published

CEC European Managers has published a new report on the state of Sustainable Leadership in Europe. The representative findings, based on a survey among 1500 managers from six EU countries, highlight a clear gap between the political ambition of transitioning to a greener and fairer future and the management reality on the ground. While many […]

Sustainability measurement and reporting in Europe

To be able to change a company’s or organisation’s performance in the economic, governance, social and environmental dimensions of sustainability, it is important to understand how sustainability is being measured and reported. Managers need to understand the different sustainability indicators, covered by frameworks as described below, be able to measure the right and relevant things […]

Managers need skills for greening jobs

The transition to a more inclusive and net zero economy requires people who can create value in line with societal needs and planetary boundaries. These “green jobs” do however not come from nowhere. As the “Sustainable Leadership in Europe” study shows, managers need to be equipped with “Green Skills for Greening the Jobs” skills. The […]