Stephanie Bertels

Stephanie Bertels is tagged in 6 stories.
QuadReal Property Group Navigates the ‘Road to Context’
QuadReal Property Group Navigates the ‘Road to Context’

New Metrics / Our corporate partners were increasingly being asked to contextualize their sustainability goals and performance. They wanted to understand what tools were available and how to approach the issue of context. The Embedding Project’s Road to Context guide was written to help support this process. - 1 year ago

The Road to Context: What You Need to Know About Contextual Strategy and Goal-Setting (Part 2)
The Road to Context: What You Need to Know About Contextual Strategy and Goal-Setting (Part 2)

New Metrics / In Part 1 of this series exploring contextual strategy-making and goal-setting, we shared how our work with the corporate members of the Embedding Project, and their interest in understanding how to make sense of the methodologies, frameworks, tools and ideas around sustainability context, led us to develop our free “Road to Context” guide. - 2 years ago

The Road to Context: What You Need to Know About Contextual Strategy and Goal-Setting (Part 1)
The Road to Context: What You Need to Know About Contextual Strategy and Goal-Setting (Part 1)

New Metrics / It seems like 2017 is becoming the year of ‘context,’ as the incorporation of sustainability context edges its way into more and more panel conversations and into leading corporate practice. - 2 years ago

A Controlled Burn: Channeling Your Passion Key to Being an Effective Change Agent
A Controlled Burn: Channeling Your Passion Key to Being an Effective Change Agent

Organizational Change / In our previous post, on supporting your CEO, we discussed some tactics sustainability change agents can employ to help shape their CEO’s decision making on sustainability. We were also curious to know what these CEOs thought about the personal characteristics of effective change agents. One theme that emerged from our conversations with over 100 CEOs, board members, and sustainability executives from a range of global companies was knowing how to challenge your CEO while keeping your passion in check. - 2 years ago

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Attention, Change Agents: How to Help Shape Your CEO's Sustainability Decisions
Attention, Change Agents: How to Help Shape Your CEO's Sustainability Decisions

Leadership / It’s no secret that your CEO’s level of commitment to sustainability can have a huge impact on your organization’s sustainability journey. That’s why we decided to speak with over 100 CEOs, board members, and sustainability executives from a range of global companies, to try to understand the factors that influence CEO leadership and decision making around sustainability — and how corporate sustainability change agents can help support that process. Here are a few of the interesting things we learned: - 2 years ago

Successful Sustainability Storytelling First Requires Shaping Your Internal Narrative
Successful Sustainability Storytelling First Requires Shaping Your Internal Narrative

Marketing and Comms / Early on in the Embedding Project, one topic came up more than any other: storytelling. While many companies are experimenting with sharing stories about sustainability as a way to shape their cultures, we also heard that their attempts to do this sometimes fell flat. It turns out that leveraging storytelling to help employees arrive at their own learning moments about sustainability takes some planning. Over a two-year period, we worked with companies, reviewed research, and interviewed storytellers in a range of roles. Here’s some of what we learned. - 3 years ago

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