More sustainability leaders are beginning to understand, and respect, the relationship between people and the natural world, argues author Steve Schein

What turns a person into a sustainability crusader? Author and professor Steve Schein wanted to know, so he interviewed corporate sustainability executives – people who have dedicated their careers to doing business better – to find out what makes them tick.

Many of these executives, from global companies including Nike, Sprint, Mattel, AT&T, Coca-Cola, Hewlett-Packard, Starbucks and Unilever, traced their commitments back to their childhood, talking about their families and teachers. One consumer products company executive told Schein about how her parents composted; another recalled spending time in her grandfather’s apple orchard.

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Source: The Guardian Circular Economy RSS