Study: Sustainability experience required in tiny fraction of top executive hires

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The report points to 'significant opportunity' for boardrooms to place sustainability at the centre of corporate purpose and strategy
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The report points to 'significant opportunity' for boardrooms to place sustainability at the centre of corporate purpose and strategy

Urgent need for 'transformational' business leaders who look beyond short term profits towards resilience, argues UN Global Compact

There remains a glaring shortage of "transformational" business leaders who look beyond short term profits to instead prioritise long-term corporate resilience, according to new research, which indicates...

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