Between 2006 and 2010 Timberland cut their carbon emissions by 38% while saving about $1.4 million through targeting their supply chain, efficiency improvements, renewable energy development and employee engagement. They have retrofitted the lighting in their distribution centers, headquarters and retail stores to help cut energy demand for those facilities by at least 30%.
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I was honored to be the lead-off speaker for Georgia Tech’s
IMPACT Series. Sponsored by the College of Management, the IMPACT Series provides an opportunity for students alumni and the Atlanta business community to learn from successful entrepreneurs, venture capitalists and notable business and non-profit leaders.
Focusing on the technical and operational aspects of sustainability will only go so far. Companies need to apply a dual strategy where they simultaneously build organizational capacity while moving through stages of sustainable development. This means building the muscle needed to succeed in becoming sustainable. Organizational capacity is about enhancing leadership capabilities, acquiring and developing expertise, transforming the culture and applying organizational design practices to align the structure, processes and people practices