Guest Post: A Freshman Reflects

On January 6th I posted this guest blog from Chris Tuppen with Chris’s 20 year anniversary reflection on the field.  Late in 2010 I met Michelle Greene the recently appointed Vice President, Head of Corporate Responsibility, and Executive Director of NYSE Foundation at NYSE Euronext.  Michelle is new to the Corporate Responsibility role (although she brings with her a wealth of invaluable experience in the public and private sectors)   and I felt her thoughts as a relative newcomer would be a valuable complement to Chris’s perspective.

As someone who has formally entered the Corporate Responsibility field quite recently, …

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Guest Post: 20-Year Reflection

In a post this summer talking about BT’s Environmental Heritage I mentioned our Corporate Sustainability Officer Chris Tuppen.  Chris has since left BT after a long and influential career in the company to pursue new pastures in sustainability. He kindly agreed to provide some personal reflections after a 20 year career in the field.

Reflecting back over twenty years of corporate sustainability and then attempting to summarise that into a 500 word blog is an almost impossible task.

Much has changed. Twenty years ago sustainability was more for the NGOs than the C-suite. Not today, when many companies have appointed …

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