Sustainability is becoming ever more critical, and sustainability professionals operate in an ever-growing and constantly changing professional landscape. Concern for the health of the environment and long-term effects are driving more and more business decisions, while expectations and regulations continually evolve, and new products and processes offer new solutions. Sustainability experts analyze present and future systems and impacts, and protect the health of the environment while shaping the growth of the company.
Sustainability leadership roles are available in a huge range of industries and functional areas, including manufacturing, procurement, engineering, supply chain, R&D, and more. Sustainability professionals with a background in chemistry, biology, geology, construction, manufacturing, economics, environmental science, policy and regulatory, resource and water management, waste management, sustainable development, energy conservation, risk management, and other relevant areas are protecting our world for the future.