Sustainability Leaders

Global community-intelligence network for CSOs and ESG executives designed to accelerate sustainability initiatives

We believe that improving environmental and social sustainability cannot be isolated to one part of a business. To make progress, it must be embedded across the entire organisation.

Our platform is formed on three foundations to support member companies in achieving this change:

  • Collaborative learning between a cross-functional group of sustainability experts;
  • In-depth research to inform strategy development, governance, and metrics; and,
  • Practical case studies and benchmarking information to compare best practices.
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Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield’s approach to embedding diversity and inclusion in the business

This initiative was shortlisted for the Diversity and Inclusion Award at the World Sustainability Awards 2022. Learn more on how URW has built on existing good HR practices to fully embed D&I in the company culture and improve performance across the group.

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AB InBev’s approach to working with startups to develop and scale sustainable solutions

This initiative was shortlisted for the External Partnership Award at the World Sustainability Awards 2022 after being assessed by a judging panel of 26 experts. The panel was impressed by the progress being made and felt this initiative should be shared and celebrated.

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Rooting Sustainability in the Business

While a rising number of organisations are appointing CSOs, to achieve corporate ESG targets sustainability must be built into every part of the business. Through community research and in-depth interviews, this report highlights the three ways to start embedding sustainability throughout your organisation.


How membership works

Sustainability Leaders Approach


Create a profile

Understand your sustainability maturity and benchmark against your peers


Map and prioritise

Identify the right priorities to accelerate change


Build value plan

Develop a tailored roadmap to achieve your cross-functional sustainability goals


Apply learnings

Adopt new practices through strategy insights, applications and connections


Measure progress

Track improvements made to cross-functional alignment and performance

World Procurement Congress & Awards

13 October 2021

The CSO Crunch

Share you details and a member of the Sustainability Leaders team will be in contact to give you more information about our network