CRA worked with a Canadian utility to shift organizational
focus and energy towards embedding sustainability into the
business, and by doing so, enabling successful renewal of
the enterprise into the long-term. CRA assisted management
to broaden the definition of sustainability by conducting
materiality assessments with input from a broad group of
stakeholders. Areas of emphasis included environmental
stewardship, community and indigenous relations, health
and safety, people (i.e., diversity, inclusion), and business
resilience (i.e., innovation).
The risk of incrementalism and the importance of clear strategy during periods of uncertainty
Chairpersons and CEOs are at risk of becoming incremental in their thinking as a natural defense to today’s uncertain environment. We observe companies that...