Chief Sustainability Officers: Who Are They and What Do They Do?

  title={Chief Sustainability Officers: Who Are They and What Do They Do?},
  author={Kathleen Miller and George Serafeim},
While a number of studies document that organizations go through numerous stages as they increase their commitment to sustainability over time, we know little about the role of the Chief Sustainability Officer (CSO) in this process. Using survey and interview data we analyze how a CSO’s authority and responsibilities differ across organizations that are in different stages of sustainability commitment. We document increasing organizational authority of the CSO as organizations increase their… CONTINUE READING

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