Sustainability careers of the future require depth and breadth

This article covers several of the trends revealed in the most recent State of the Sustainability Profession report by GreenBiz:

Among the report’s notable findings — including that sustainability programs are themselves more sustainable, and that the field is achieving gender pay parity — I found two trends most compelling: As the field of sustainability has matured, sustainability careers are growing in terms of breadth and depth. In other words, there’s an expanding need for both executives who have a diverse background to lead on myriad issues, and for specialists who can manage and ensure impact on these issues. This is good news because it means there are pathways for generalists and specialists alike.

Continue reading on GreenBiz. Article by Ellen Weinreb.

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