Worldwide Research role of leadership in integrating sustainability in core business and operations of companies – part 2.
When you started in 1994, what were the main obstacles/challenges you had to deal with to get sustainability integrated?
“I joined the company in 1998, after the first wave of internal enthusiasm and external criticism. The main challenge was the external pressure. Ray was not exactly getting a round of applause and under constant negative pressure and publicity from Wall Street. We had to convince customers based on cost savings as shown by what we measured and benchmarked. In our business to business market, we have only seen our customers respond positively to