Property infrastructure, energy and social enterprises are hot spots in sustainability, according to sustainable, environmental and energy recruitment specialist Richard Evans. Evans, who is managing director of Talent Nation and chair of the Banksia Foundation, says the consultancies are currently very busy. “They have been recruiting pretty heavily over the last six to 12 months […]
Now more than ever people are looking for more out of their careers. Employees want to work for purpose-driven organisations who are socially, environmentally & economically responsible and companies that value their people and their purpose, as well as their profits, are pulling ahead of the crowd. Every day we are seeing this more and […]
Firstly, what is a Sustainability Manager? Responsible for the development, management and implementation of an organisation’s sustainability strategy and agenda, a sustainability manager’s role is pivotal in understanding how an organisation has an impact on the world around them through business practice. This can be in terms of an organisation’s impact on the environment, resource consumption, […]
If you ask 20 people for a definition of sustainability, you’ll get 20 different responses. People see it as a narrow field but in reality it’s actually very broad. Sustainability is about incorporating environmental, social and economic perspectives within your decision making. It’s about understanding the interconnections between these three elements and finding a balance […]
Take a look at the job postings related to climate, carbon, renewables, and sustainability and you’ll see a vast difference to the numbers just a few years ago. According to one report, from GlobalData, there were about 960 jobs available in the sector in March 2021, compared to 1400 jobs in March 2022, according to […]
The thought of jobsharing a leadership role might be daunting to some, but through a shared sense of purpose, a commitment to communication and support from line managers, organisations can reap the rewards of getting two for the price of one.
Experts agree that improving access to quality education for girls is one of the most powerful yet underused strategies to tackle climate change – a fact that has underpinned Talent Nation’s support of not-for-profit organisation One Girl since the beginning of our partnership in 2018.
We are in an unprecedented period in Australia as we grapple with the impacts of climate change, social justice issues and a global health crisis, not to mention the roll-on effects on the economy. The inherent relationship between the economy, society and the environment has never been more apparent, and sustainability is now front and […]